Conflicting priorities in surgical intervention for cancer in pregnancy (Record no. 37505)

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Original cataloging agency Tata Memorial Hospital
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Language code of text/sound track or separate title English
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Personal name Moran BJ
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Title Conflicting priorities in surgical intervention for cancer in pregnancy
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Date of publication, distribution, etc. 2007
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Extent 536-544
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Volume/sequential designation Vol 8 Issues 6
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Cancer in pregnancy is uncommon, with an incidence of about one to two cases in every 1000 pregnancies. There are no randomised trials on any aspect of the management of cancer in pregnancy. Stage for stage cancer outcomes are similar in women who are pregnant compared with those who are not. Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis are common where the index of suspicion by the mother and health carers is low. Surgical interventions pose some risk to the fetus, especially laparotomy for abdominal tumours and procedures undertaken during the first trimester. Chemotherapy is teratogenic in the early stages, but seems to be safe in later pregnancy, and radiotherapy can be used for localised tumours remote from the uterus, such as head and neck or limb neoplasms. Suspicious symptoms should be appropriately investigated during pregnancy, and recent advances in non-ionising-radiation staging techniques, such as MRI and ultrasound, are especially helpful. Surgical interventions can be safely undertaken with
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element Chemotherapy United States,
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element Radiotherapy
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element Pregnancy
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element Cancer
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Personal name Farquharson M
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Personal name Al Zahir N
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Personal name Yano H
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Personal name Moran@bnhft.nhs.uk
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Main entry heading The Lancet Oncology
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a England
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a Review
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