Pregnancy does not increase mortality from breast cancerBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7198.1577b (Published 12 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1577
- Scott Gottlieb
- New York
Women who become pregnant after premenopausal stage I or stage II invasive breast cancer show no increase in mortality compared with those with no subsequent pregnancy, according to a new study.
The US study—one of the first to investigate systematically the effect of pregnancy on patients' survival after a diagnosis of breast carcinoma—followed …