Cancer in pregnancy : maternal and fetal risks /

Cancer in pregnancy, although thankfully a relatively uncommon occurrence, presents physicians and their patients with a major dilemma. The urge to use the highest tolerable doses of chemotherapy, high doses of irradiation and surgery has to be weighed carefully against their risks to the unborn bab...

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Other Authors: Koren, Gideon, 1947- (Editor), Lishner, M. (Editor), Farine, D. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Cancer in pregnancy: identification of unanswered questions on maternal and fetal risks / G. Koren, M. Lishner and D. Zemlickis
  • 2. The pregnant patient with malignant disease: maternal-fetal conflict / D. Farine and E.N. Kelly
  • 3. Changes in drug disposition during pregnancy and their clinical implications / G. Koren
  • 4. The role of the placenta in the biotransformation of carcinogenic compounds / L. Derewlany and G. Koren
  • 5. Antepartum fetal monitoring in the oncologic patient / Y. Ezra and K. Panter
  • 6. The Toronto Study Group: methodological notes / G. Koren, D. Zemlickis and M. Lishner
  • 7. Motherisk: the process of counselling in reproductive toxicology / G. Koren and A. Pastuszak
  • 8. Maternal and fetal outcome following breast cancer in pregnancy / D. Zemlickis, M. Lishner, P. Degendorfer, T. Panzarella, S.B. Sutcliffe and G. Koren.