Pregnancy-associated breast cancer and metastasis

@article{Schedin2006PregnancyassociatedBC,
  title={Pregnancy-associated breast cancer and metastasis},
  author={Pepper J. Schedin},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={281-291}
}
  • P. Schedin
  • Published 1 April 2006
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Reviews Cancer
Pregnancy-associated breast cancer, which has a poor prognosis, is often overlooked by clinicians and researchers alike. With the trend towards delayed child-bearing, an increase in the occurrence of breast cancer complicated by pregnancy is anticipated. The mechanisms that have been proposed to account for this poor prognosis, including increased hormone exposure, might not contribute significantly to the observed increase in metastasis seen in these patients. Instead, the mammary… 

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