IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 24 / Issue 3-4 / pii/2003158

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Original Research

Management of pregnancy-associated acute leukemia

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1 Department of Internal Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, China
2 Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Tri-Service General Hospital, China
3 Division of Hematology and Oncology, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taiwan, China
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2003, 24(3-4), 251–254;
Published: 10 June 2003

Since leukocystosis and anemia are common findings in pregnancy, pathological alterations in hematopoesis, such as leukemias, can sometimes proceed undetected. Chemotherapy during pregnancy carries the risk of teratogenic effects on the fetus, and there is little data to guide chemotherapeutic regimens for leukemia during pregnancy. The following paper describes our experience in treating two women with acute leukemia during pregnancy and the immediate postpartum period, and reviews the relevant literature.

Acute leukemia
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