Breast Cancer During Pregnancy

November 9, 2017

Moderator: Gretchen M. Ahrendt, MD, FACS (University of Colorado-Denver), Susan K. Boolbol, MD (Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center)

Discussant: Dr. Virginia Borges (University of Colorado-Denver)
Presenting Fellows: Dr. Renee Arlow (University of Pennsylvania) and Dr. Kristin Rojas (Maimonides Medical Center)

Suggested reading materials:

Breast cancer in pregnancy: avoiding fetal harm when maternal treatment is necessary. Cordeiro et al., The Breast Journal 2017: 23 (2) 200 – 205

Imaging appearance and clinical impact of preoperative breast MRI in pregnancy-associated breast cancer. Myers et al., AJR 2017; W177-W183

Sentinel lymph node biopsy in pregnant women with breast cancer. Gropper et al., Ann Surg Oncol 2014; 21: 2506 – 2511

Loibl, et al. Breast Cancer Diagnosed During Pregnancy: Adapting Recent Advances in Breast Cancer Care for Pregnant Patients. JAMA Oncol. 2015;1(8):1145-1153

Beadle, et al. The impact of pregnancy on breast cancer outcomes in women </=35 years. Cancer. 2009;115(6):1174-1184.

Srividya V, Ramaswamy B. Pregnancy-associated breast cancer. Clinical Obstet Gynecol. 2011;54(4):543-555

Lenhard M, Bauerfeind I, Untch M. Breast cancer and pregnancy: challenges of chemotherapy. Critical reviews in oncology/hematology. 2008;67(3):196-203

Breaking down barriers: the importance of the stromal microenvironment in acquiring invasiveness in young women’s breast cancer. Pepper Schedin1,2,3,4 and Virginia Borges1,2,3

Postpartum diagnosis demonstrates a high risk for metastasis and merits an expanded definition of pregnancy-associated breast cancer. 
Eryn B. Callihan • Dexiang Gao • Sonali Jindal • Traci R. Lyons • Elizabeth Manthey • Susan Edgerton • Alexander Urquhart • Pepper Schedin • Virginia F. Borges


Pregnancy and Breast Cancer: when They Collide. Traci R. Lyons & Pepper J. Schedin & Virginia F. Borges