Case Report

Bilateral B – cell non – Hodgkin ovarian lymphoma: A case presentation

Sofoudis Chrisostomos, Koumousidis Antonios, Vervesou Elisavet, Sinha Prabha, Politi Ekaterini, Salakos Nikolaos

The correlation between non – Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and the genital tract is unquestionable. The ovaries represent the most common anatomic sites. In many cases the clinical spectrum seems identical and misleads the treatment management. The prognosis is often poor due to delayed or inaccurate diagnosis. We present a case of a 63 – year – old female patient with NHL mimicking ovarian carcinoma …

Breast cancer and pregnancy: How, why, when

Daniilidis A, Hatzis P, Tantanasis T, Dinas K, Nasioutziki M, Carcea F, Giannoulis C, Loufopoulos A

The aim of the present review was to assess the relationship between pregnancy and breast cancer, the influence of pregnancy on mortality and prognosis of the disease, the consequences of breast cancer on pregnancy and to discuss the possible sequelae for the woman’s fertility. Pregnancy does not seem to influence the prognosis of an already established breast malignancy …

Pregnancy and breast cancer

Evangelinakis N, Polyzou E, Grammatikakis I, Kassanos D

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in women during pregnancy. Pregnancy-associated breast cancer presents a challenging clinical situation because of the special and unique circumstances surrounding the growth and differentiation of the developing fetus. The trend towards later age at first childbirth has resulted in an increase in the number of breast cancer …

Current management of gestational trophoblastic disease

Zacharakis D, Thomakos N, Rodolakis A, Antsaklis A

Gestational trophoblastic disease comprises a spectrum of interrelated conditions originating from the placenta. These conditions are classified as gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), when they present a benign behaviour and as gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN), when a malignant potential is present. Vaginal bleeding and hyperemesis gravidarum are the most common presenting …