Pregnancy-Associated Breast Cancer

Kathleen Logue, RNC-OB, BSN


Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2009;13(1):25-27. 

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R.M. received 5-fluorouracil, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide (FAC) at 32 weeks and 35 weeks gestation. She delivered a healthy baby girl at 37.5 weeks via cesarean section without complications. R.M. and her baby were discharged from the hospital on postpartum day four. After 14 days of recovery from surgery, R.M. continued chemotherapy with four more rounds of FAC followed by taxane. Radiation therapy was started to compliment her treatment. To date, R.M. continues to have follow-up care every six months; she has been cancer free for two years.


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