Cancer and Pregnancy

  • Antonella Surbone
  • Fedro Peccatori
  • Nicholas Pavlidis

Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 178)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Antonella Surbone, Fedro Peccatori, Nicholas Pavlidis
    Pages 1-2
  3. Roberto Orecchia, Giovanni Lucignani, Giampiero Tosi
    Pages 3-20
  4. Stefan Aebi, Sybille Loibl
    Pages 45-55
  5. Fedro Peccatori, Saverio Cinieri, Laura Orlando, Giulia Bellettini
    Pages 57-67
  6. Cristiana Sessa, Michela Maur
    Pages 75-78
  7. Martin F. Fey, Daniel Surbek
    Pages 97-110
  8. Patrizia Froesch, Volmar Belisario-Filho, E. Zucca
    Pages 111-121
  9. Bianca Gibelli, P. Zamperini, N, Tradati
    Pages 123-135
  10. George Pentheroudakis, Nicholas Pavlidis
    Pages 137-164
  11. Nicholas Pavlidis, George Pentheroudakis
    Pages 183-194
  12. Mandish K. Dhanjal, Sotiris Mitrou
    Pages 195-201
  13. Kutluk Oktay, Murat Sönmezer
    Pages 203-224
  14. Judith Alder, Johannes Bitzer
    Pages 225-236

About this book

Introduction

Te European School of Oncology is delighted to ber of female former cancer patients expected to see that the faculty of its course on cancer and have a successful pregnancy. pregnancy has succeeded—and in a remarkably Another group of individuals that deserves short time—in producing this greatly stimulat - our attention are women who have survived a ing book. childhood cancer and who should be managed Very few human and clinical situations en - by a multidisciplinary specialist team. Fort- compass such opposite extremes as pregnancy nately, many studies are underway and we hope and cancer, hope and fear, sometimes life and to soon have new insights into this extraord- death. narily complex issue. Any health professional who has been con- Te European School of Oncology is grateful fronted with this issue knows how difcult it is to Dr. A. Surbone for her successful coordin -a from the clinical viewpoint but also how chal- tion of our teaching course and for having taken lenging it is on the emotional side. the initiative to publish this book. We hope that In recent years the success of cancer medicine it will contribute to helping many children have has increased the number of survivors and the their mother cured of her cancer and be able to length of their survival, thus increasing the num- love them forever.

Keywords

Staging breast cancer during pregnancy cancer treatment clinical trial fertility fetus imaging lymphoma melanoma metastatic involvement of placenta and foetus ovarian cancer placenta pregnancy systemic therapy tumor

Authors and affiliations

  • Antonella Surbone
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fedro Peccatori
    • 3
  • Nicholas Pavlidis
    • 4
  1. 1.Head, Teaching, Research and Development DepartmentEuropean School of OncologyMilanItaly
  2. 2.Associate Professor of Clinical MedicineNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and OncologyIstituto Europeo di OncologiaMilanItaly
  4. 4.Department of Medical OncologyUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-71274-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-71272-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-71274-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-0015
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