Management of patient with breast carcinoma diagnosed during pregnancy

Authors: M. Sládečková 1;  M. Bendová 1;  M. Kubecová 2;  M. Hruda 1;  L. Rob 1;  M. J. Halaška 1
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 3. LF UK a FN Královské Vinohrady, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. L. Rob, CSc. 1;  Radioterapeutická a onkologická klinika 3. LF UK a FN Královské Vinohrady, Praha, přednostka doc. MUDr. H. Malíková, Ph. D. 2
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2019; 84(4): 293-297


Objective: To present actual complex review of diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer during pregnancy, demonstrated on particular case report.

Design: Case report and review article.

Setting: University Hospital Královské Vinohrady, Prague Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology.

Case report: Patient with breast cancer diagnosed in early pregnancy, her oncological treatment. Circumstantial finding was endometriosis of rectovaginal septum and dehiscence of uterotomy after C-section.

Discussion: On this case we demonstrate importance of all early diagnosis, prompt examination management and early therapy onset already during the pregnancy.

Conclusion: Breast cancer therapy results are equal in pregnant and non-pregnant women, when we compare patients of same age, with same stage and same biological characteristics of tumor. The obstacle during pregnancy is often late diagnosis, which causes bigger size of tumor and more extensive affection of lymphatics in time of therapy onset.


pregnancy – Endometriosis – breast cancer


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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