ecancermedicalscience

Case Report

Can we trust tumour markers in pregnancy after breast cancer? A case of elevated CA 15-3 in the third trimester of pregnancy normalising after delivery

26 Nov 2019
Barbara Buonomo, Stefania A Noli, Alessandra Santini, Carlo Alviggi, Fedro A Peccatori

We realized a narrative review of the current literature starting from the case of a patient with raised CA15-3 during an uncomplicated pregnancy after breast cancer.

The aim of our paper was to assess specificity, physiological changes and clinical utility of CA 15-3 monitoring during pregnancy after breast cancer, starting from clinical practice and retrieving the most relevant evidence in the literature.

Article metrics: 159 views
159

Related Articles

Cristóbal Maiz, Fernando Silva, Francisco Domínguez, Héctor Galindo, Mauricio Camus, Augusto León, David Oddó, Alejandra Villarroel, Dravna Razmilic, María Elena Navarro, Lidia Medina, Tomás Merino, Eugenio Vines, José Peña, Daniela Maldonado, Mauricio P Pinto, Francisco Acevedo, Cesar Sánchez
William T Tran, Carolina Ibáñez, Mauricio P Pinto, Cesar Sánchez, Gregory J Czarnota, Tomás Merino
Catarina Marchon da Silva, Denis Shimba, Denise Oishi, Allyne Cagnacci, Ana Carolina Ribeiro Chaves de Gouvea, Felipe Ades
Małgorzata Sawicka-Żukowska, Włodzimierz Łuczyński, Jakub Dobroch, Maryna Krawczuk-Rybak