Radiotherapy during pregnancy for clinical stages IA-IIA Hodgkin's disease.

  title={Radiotherapy during pregnancy for clinical stages IA-IIA Hodgkin's disease.},
  author={Shiao Y. Woo and Lillian M. Fuller and J H Cundiff and Melissa L Bondy and Fredrick B. Hagemeister and Peter Mclaughlin and William S. Velasquez and Forrest Swan and Maria Alma Rodriguez and Fernando F Cabanillas},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={23 2},
Between 1956 and 1990, 775 women were treated for Hodgkin's disease at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Of these, 25 (3.2%) were pregnant at diagnosis. Seven of these women were in the first trimester, 10 in the second, and eight in the third. Prior to treatment, three women in the third trimester had normal deliveries, and six patients in the first trimester had abortions. Sixteen patients received radiotherapy for supradiaphragmatic presentations during their pregnancies… CONTINUE READING
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