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Stage I ovarian cancer cases during early, mid and late pregnancy periods: Three case reports and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21159046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Since ovarian cancer during pregnancy is rare, the decisions regarding pregnancy discontinuation or fertility preservation are often difficult. We report three ovarian cancer cases detected at early, mid and late pregnancy periods in which both babies and mothers were saved. In particular, case 2 is the first reported instance of a sertoliform endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary during pregnancy. In addition, we review the clinical characteristics of previously reported patients with stage I ovarian cancer diagnosed during pregnancy. Even with stage Ia ovarian cancer, restaging laparotomy at cesarean section or post-delivery may be important to determine the treatment plan because staging during pregnancy is rarely complete.
Authors:
Toru Hasegawa; Yoko Ishii; Rika Yonezawa; Noriko Yoneda; Tomoko Shima; Akitoshi Nakashima; Takao Hidaka; Shigeru Saito
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-12-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1341-8076     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2010 The Authors. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research © 2010 Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan.
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