Médecine de la Reproduction


Cancer discovered during pregnancy : to keep the pregnancy or abort? Volume 16, issue 3, Juillet-Août-Septembre 2014

Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique, Hôpital Tenon APHP Paris, 4, rue de la Chine, 75970 Paris cedex 20, France;
CALG, Service de Gynécologie Obstétrique,
4 rue de la Chine
75 970 Paris Cedex 20, France
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Cancer during pregancy is an exceptionnal event, about 0.05 to 0.1% of pregnancies. Physician's first reaction can be to protect his patient from pregnancy only to treat the cancer. But now most of treatments in that case are standardized similary to the management offered without pregnancy. Nevertheless, some situations are incompatible with the continuation of the pregnancy; we should not disregard them at the time of fertility preservation.