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

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

Description

This summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the treatment of breast cancer and pregnancy.

The summary addresses the following topics:

  • Stage information
  • Treatment option overview
  • Other considerations for pregnancy and breast cancer
    • Lactation
    • Fetal consequences of maternal breast cancer
    • Consequences of pregnancy in patients with a history of breast cancer
  • Early stage breast cancer (stage I and II)
  • Late stage breast cancer (stage III and IV)

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2004
Review Date: 2008
Recent Summary: February 2008
Original Summary: February 2006
Last Updated: 04/14/08

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