ISSN ONLINE: 2558-815X
ISSN PRINT: 1584-9244
ISSN-L: 1584-9244

Management of cervical cancer during pregnancy– literature review



Although the exact incidence of cervical cancer cases in pregnant women is not known, undoubtedly is the most common gynecological malignancy diagnosed during pregnancy. Association between the two entities does not seem to influence the oncological outcomes. However, the management of these cases remains a real challenge for the obstetrician and for the onco-gynecologist, fighting for two lives being necessary. Moreover, due to the rarity of cases, there are no standard guidelines, the therapeutic strategy being influenced only by small case series and observational studies. This is a literature review of the current therapeutic options available for the management of such cases.

Keywords: cervical cancer, pregnancy, management.

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“Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
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Bodog A, Bacalbasa N, Balescu I, Vilcu M, Brezean I, Suciu N. Management of cervical cancer during pregnancy– literature review. Arch Balk Med Union 2018;53(4): 580-584. DOI 10.31688/ABMU.2018.53.4.15