Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Patient Version)

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Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Patient Version)

Description

This summary for patients addresses breast cancer treatment in women who are pregnant, nursing, or have just given birth.

The summary addresses the following topics:

  • General information about breast cancer and pregnancy
  • Stages of breast cancer
  • Treatment option overview
  • Treatment options by stage
    • Early stage breast cancer (stage I and stage II)
    • Late stage breast cancer (stage III and stage IV)
  • Other considerations for pregnancy and breast cancer

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2005
Recent Summary: February 2006
Original Summary: October 2005
Last Updated: 04/14/08

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