By K. Leslie
Univ. of recent Mexico, Albuquerque. textual content reports the identified literature on prognosis and administration of melanoma while pregnant. themes comprise cervical neoplasia, breast melanoma, malignant adnexal lots, malignant cancer, hematologic malignancies, and extra. For clinicians.
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There are, unfortunately, not enough data regarding therapeutic approaches to borderline tumors during pregnancy [104–107]. Wang and coworkers  reported a pregnant woman with stage Ia mucinous borderline tumor diagnosed at 18 weeks of gestation. The patient was treated by unilateral salpingooophorectomy during pregnancy, no adjuvant chemotherapy was administered, and the patient delivered a normal term infant. Studzinski and coworkers  performed cystectomy at 16 weeks’ gestation on a patient with stage Ia borderline epithelial tumor, no chemotherapy was given, and the patient delivered a normal term infant.
0889-8545/05/$ – see front matter D 2005 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. com 560 wiggins et al that was observed in pregnant women [12–14]. Such concern persists despite contrary evidence that emerged in intervening decades [15,16]. There are many excellent and detailed reviews of this topic in the medical literature [15–17]. This article provides a concise overview of issues relating to melanoma and pregnancy, including pregnancy-associated risk and prognosis, and briefly summarizes results from relevant reports that have been published in recent years.
Cancer Complicating Pregnancy, An Issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics (The Clinics: Internal Medicine) by K. Leslie