Lesson of the month 2: Oncology, obstetrics and orthopaedics: an unusual partnership

C. Fuller, C. Bale, J. Bishop, P. Cool
2016 Clinical medicine (London)  
Breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy is a relatively uncommon event. This challenging situation presents clinicians with diffi cult decisions, often requiring a multidisciplinary approach at a time of heightened anxiety for the patient and their family. This paper describes the case of a young woman with metastatic breast cancer diagnosed in early pregnancy, and outlines how this complex clinical situation was managed.
doi:10.7861/clinmedicine.16-6-599 pmid:27927830 fatcat:3jd2uvo76fcohdgshqqbshhppi