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Neuroendocrine small cell uterine cervix cancer in pregnancy: Long-term survival following combined therapy

  • Author(s): Balderston, KD
  • Tewari, K
  • Gregory, WT
  • Berman, ML
  • Kucera, PR
  • et al.
Abstract

A 22-year-old woman carrying twin gestations at 30 weeks presented with preterm labor and a prolapsing cervical mass. Following Cesarean section birth, she was treated with multiagent chemotherapy followed by pelvic radiotherapy for a Stage IIA small cell cancer of the uterine cervix. She is without evidence of disease 5.5 years after diagnosis and is the first reported long-term survivor of a small cell cervical carcinoma diagnosed during pregnancy.

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