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Spontaneous Conception in a Breast Cancer Woman Carrying a BRCA2 Mutation: When Two Children Are Not Enough

  • Teresa Almeida-SantosEmail author
  • Margarida Brito
  • Ana Paula Sousa
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Abstract

In 2013, a 34-year-old carrier of a BRCA2 mutation presented with a 4 mm suspicious retroareolar nodular lesion in the left breast, diagnosed in her annual combined magnetic resonance and mammography screening. Both the right breast and axillas were normal.

Keywords

Oncofertility Spontaneous conception Breast cancer BRCA2 mutation 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa Almeida-Santos
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  • Margarida Brito
    • 4
  • Ana Paula Sousa
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Center for Fertility Preservation, Reproductive Medicine UnitCentro Hospitalar e Universitário de CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  3. 3.Center for Neuroscience and Cell BiologyUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  4. 4.Human Reproduction DepartmentCoimbra University HospitalCoimbraPortugal
  5. 5.Center for Fertility Preservation, Reproductive Medicine Unit, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  6. 6.Center for Neuroscience and Cell BiologyUniversity of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal

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