Breast cancer in pregnancy.

  title={Breast cancer in pregnancy.},
  author={Douglas J Marchant},
  journal={Clinical obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={37 4},
The traditional view that breast cancer during pregnancy is associated with poor prognosis is no longer tenable. The reported poor prognosis usually is the result of late stage of presentation. It is important for physicians to consider breast cancer in the differential diagnosis of a breast problem discovered during pregnancy. When patients are separated into similar stage at presentation with positive or negative lymph nodes, the 5- and 10-year rates of survival for pregnancy-associated or… CONTINUE READING