Cancer and Pregnancy (Recent Results in Cancer Research) by A. Surbone, F. Peccatori, N. Pavlidis

By A. Surbone, F. Peccatori, N. Pavlidis

This publication is written by way of specialists with scientific services on prognosis, therapy, and follow-up of ladies with melanoma while pregnant. It presents a finished evaluation of information and an summary of mental, moral, and social features. Chapters tackle the analysis, therapy, and follow-up of ladies with strong or hematologic cancers. the protection of next being pregnant and the upkeep or enhancement of fertility in girls present process melanoma remedy also are addressed.

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1999; Cardonick and Iacubucci 2004). Surgery is safe at any time (Duncan et al. 1986), but breast conservation performed during the first trimester is probably associated with an excessively long delay in postoperative radiotherapy. Therefore, in a patient at the first trimester who wants to continue the pregnancy and also wishes to conserve the breast all these issues have to be carefully discussed, and the patient has to be informed that a possible increased risk of local recurrence should be considered, even though this is difficult to quantify because of the lack of data.

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1998; Buckleyet al. 1997; Diniz et al. 1978; Milunsky et al. 1968; Powell and Ekert 1971; Dara et al. 1981; Feliu et al. 1988; Addar 2004; Kozlowski et al. 1990. 1 case of skeletal abnormalities and ambiguous genitalia 5 cases of spontaneous abortions 18 patients with leukemia (10 treated during 1st trimester) No congenital malformations Donnenfeld et al. 1994; Aviles et al. 1991 4 cases of low birth weight 1 case of severe pancytopenia 5-Fluorouracil 53 cases (5 during 1st trimester) 6 cases of IUGR Cardonick and Iacobucci 2004 1 case of fetal death 1 case of neonatal death (no obvious cause of death) 57 pregnant patients with breast cancer treated with a combination of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and 5-FU (2nd and 3rd trimesters).

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