Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Summer/Fall 2011

cfthrive summer-fall 2011

Read the exciting cover story in our summer/fall issue of CF Thrive

Pregnant with cancer

Jackie Malena was seven months pregnant when she was diagnosed with stage II hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC ). The uncomfortable pain she had originally chalked up to pregnancy was actually the result of a football-sized tumor that was hanging off of her liver. “Suddenly, I had a 2-pound baby girl and a 2-pound tumor fighting for the same space,” she explains.