Annals of Surgical Oncology. Background: To evaluate the purported decreased survival of pregnancy-associated PA breast cancer, a previously described homogeneous cohort of women of childbearing age with primary operable cancer was studied. The current analysis was designed to a identify those patients among the cohort known to have PA cancer and b compare clinical factors, pathologic characteristics, stage at diagnosis, and survival statistics for PA and non-PA cancer subgroups.
Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. Many more young breast cancer patients will be seeking medical advice about pregnancy, because oophorectomy is no longer performed adjuvantly, and more women are bearing children in later years.
By Larry Celona. Renowned specialist Dr. Jeanne Petrek, 57, was on her way to work after apparently visiting her elderly mom, who lives down the street, at around a.
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The survival of patients with pregnancy-associated PA breast cancer is difficult to predict for two reasons: The combination is very rare, and the natural history of breast cancer that is not associated with pregnancy is intricate and varies among individuals. Valid data collection and analysis is problematic given that studies gather patients over many years. The charts of 56 women with Stages I, II, and III breast cancer, who were pregnant or within 1 year postpartum at the time of breast cancer diagnosis between andwere analyzed.
Jeanne Petrek, a cancer researcher known for her investigations into the aftermath of breast cancer surgery, especially its impact on fertility, was killed in an accident in Manhattan on Monday. She was 57 and lived in Bronxville, N. Petrek died in surgery, hours after being struck by an ambulette while crossing the street at Second Avenue and 64th Street.
Prognosis of breast cancer during pregnancy: evidence for nursing care. I RN, Ph. E-mail: afcana ufc. II RN, Ph.
Breast cancer in women under age 40 years: treatment by total mastectomy and reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery. Breast cancer in young women.