Cancer and Pregnancy by Antonella Surbone, Fedro Peccatori, Nicholas Pavlidis

By Antonella Surbone, Fedro Peccatori, Nicholas Pavlidis (auth.)

Te eu tuition of Oncology is overjoyed to ber of woman former melanoma sufferers anticipated to determine that the college of its direction on melanoma and feature a profitable being pregnant. being pregnant has succeeded—and in a remarkably one other crew of people that merits brief time—in generating this drastically stimulat - our cognizance are girls who've survived a ing ebook. adolescence melanoma and who will be controlled only a few human and medical events en - by way of a multidisciplinary professional workforce. citadel- compass such contrary extremes as being pregnant nately, many experiences are underway and we are hoping and melanoma, desire and worry, occasionally existence and to quickly have new insights into this extraord- loss of life. narily complicated factor. Any medical professional who has been con- Te ecu tuition of Oncology is thankful fronted with this factor is familiar with how difcult it truly is to Dr. A. Surbone for her winning coordin -a from the scientific standpoint but additionally how chal- tion of our instructing path and for having taken lenging it truly is at the emotional aspect. the initiative to post this booklet. we are hoping that during contemporary years the good fortune of melanoma medication it is going to give a contribution to aiding many young children have has elevated the variety of survivors and the their mom cured of her melanoma and be capable of size in their survival, therefore expanding the num- love them forever.

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Int J Gynecol Cancer 12: 399–402 Sood AK, Shahin MS, Sorosky JI (2001) Paclitaxel and platinum chemotherapy for ovarian carcinoma during pregnancy. Gynecol Oncol 83: 599–600 Sorosky JI, Sood AK, Buekers TE (1997) The use of chemotherapeutic agents during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 24: 591–599 Steege JF, Caldwell DS (1980) Renal agenesis after first trimester exposure to chlorambucil. South Med J 73: 1414–1415 Stentoft J, Nielsen JL, Hvidman LE (1994) All-trans retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukemia in late pregnancy.

Pereg, M. Lishner 5-Fluorouracil 57 pregnant patients with breast cancer treated with a combination of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and 5-FU (2nd and 3rd trimesters). 53 cases (5 during 1st trimester) 18 patients with leukemia (10 treated during 1st trimester) 2 cases of congenital anomalies (clubfoot and congenital bilateral ureteral reflux) 1 case of Down syndrome 1 case of neonatal death (no obvious cause of death) 1 case of fetal death 6 cases of IUGR 1 case of severe pancytopenia 4 cases of low birth weight No congenital malformations 5 cases of spontaneous abortions 1 case of skeletal abnormalities and ambiguous genitalia 20 patients with cancer or rheumatic diseases, with 7 cases developed a pattern very similar to the 1st-trimester exposure aminopterin syndrome (cranial dysostosis with delayed ossification, hypertelorism, wide nasal bridge micrognatia, and ear anomalies).

1999), probably because of the increased awareness among both patients and physicians. 4 cm) enabled a higher rate of breast-conserving procedures (15 of 21 patients) even though it must be pointed out that all six patients who were diagnosed during the first trimester decided for termination of pregnancy. After a short-term median follow-up (24 months), there were no intrabreast tumor recurrences, and we believe that conservative surgery is a suitable option to discuss with such patients whenever possible.

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