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Can neuroblastoma be diagnosed during pregnancy?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Occasionally, your doctor may identify neuroblastoma coincidentally during a routine ultrasound of your baby. If your doctor suspects neuroblastoma because of an unexplained mass or a family history of the disease, a urine sample from the mother may be necessary to rule out this cancer.

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