[Pregnancy following surgery for cancer of the breast].

  title={[Pregnancy following surgery for cancer of the breast].},
  author={Denis Querleu and Jennifer Laurent and M P Verhaeghe},
  journal={Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie de la reproduction},
  volume={15 5},
Twenty-tree cases of pregnancy subsequent to mastectomy for carcinoma of the breast were observed. This association accounts for 8% of cases of breast carcinoma in potentially fertile women under 40. The overall prognosis is good, with a crude survival of 89% at 5 years and 70% at 10 and 15 years, superior to the figures observed in a control group matched for age, stage and date of treatment. Nevertheless, after elimination of the "selection effect" (pregnancy is more likely to occur in… CONTINUE READING