Breast cancer and pregnancy: the ultimate challenge.

  title={Breast cancer and pregnancy: the ultimate challenge.},
  author={Roy Clark and Terrance Chua},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  volume={1 1},
An update on a series of 413 patients with carcinoma of the breast associated with pregnancy and referred to The Princess Margaret Hospital between 1931 and 1985 is presented. Coincident pregnancy is seriously detrimental to survival and, to a lesser degree, lactation. Subsequent pregnancies do not affect survival provided the pregnancy occurs at least one year after treatment for breast cancer, and preferably two years. Subsequent pregnancy may confer an improved prognosis. Interference in… CONTINUE READING
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