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Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer

Bhat, Akhil Krishnananda and Rao , Anand BH and Kushtagi, Pralhad (2004) Pregnancy Associated Breast Cancer. In: Asian Pacific Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, November 25-28, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Abstract

The occurrence of breast cancer during pregnancy and lactation presents a challenging clinical problem. Delay in diagnosis appears to be the primary reason for the generally worse prognosis overall for allpatients with breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy. Unfortunately, this delay can be attributed to physician neglect equally as that to the patient. The obstetrician who performs the routine antenatal examinations can play an importantrole by performing a vital breast examination which might bring to light and prompt timely investigationof otherwise asymptomatic breast masses

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Breast cancer; pregnancy
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2013 07:41
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2013 07:41
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137205

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