Biology, staging, and treatment of breast cancer during pregnancy: reassessing the evidences

Fedro Alessandro Peccatori, Matteo Lambertini, Giovanna Scarfone, Lino Del Pup, Giovanni Codacci-Pisanelli

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Abstract

Breast cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed malignancies during pregnancy. Here, we review the management of women with breast cancer during pregnancy (BCP), focusing on biology, diagnosis and staging, local and systemic treatments, obstetric care and long-term follow-up of children with prenatal exposure to anticancer treatments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-13
Number of pages8
JournalCancer Biology and Medicine
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2018

Keywords

  • Breast cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Endocrine therapy
  • Pregnancy
  • Targeted therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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