Interrupted pregnancy as an indicator of poor prognosis in T1, 2, N0, M0 primary breast cancer
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- Ownby, H.E., Martino, S., Roi, L.D. et al. Breast Cancer Res Tr (1983) 3: 339. doi:10.1007/BF01807586
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We examined the records of women with primary breast cancer for a history of pregnancy and live births. The patients were all histopathologic T1, 2, N0, M0 white females, untreated post modified radical mastectomy. Patients with a history of interrupted pregnancies have a significantly shorter time to recurrence than those with normal pregnancy history. A trend toward a lower incidence of highly differentiated histological pattern is also observed in cancers from these patients.