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Table 2 Surgical therapy for pregnancy associated breast cancer

From: Contemporary multidisciplinary treatment of pregnancy-associated breast cancer

Surgical therapy (N = 68 patients delivered live born infants, 50 patients underwent 62 surgical procedures) Number Percent
Surgery during pregnancy (entire cohort N = 68)
 Yes 50 73.5
 No 18 26.5
Gestational age at time of operation (N = 62)
 0-12 weeks (1st trimester) 11 17.7
 13-27 weeks (2nd trimester) 35 56.5
 28-40 weeks (3rd trimester) 16 25.8
Type of operation performed (N = 50)
 Lumpectomy 37 74.0
 Mastectomy 25 50.0
Immediate reconstruction after mastectomy (N = 25)
 Yes 8 32.0
 No 17 68.0
Sentinel node biopsy performed (N = 50)
 Yes 20 40.0
   Methylene Blue tracer 7 35.0
   Radiolabeled tracer 12 60.0
   Unknown 1 5.0