ARNOLD I. ROSENZWEIG; QUINTOUS E. CREWS JR.; HERBERT G. HOPWOOD
Hodgkin's disease is a malignancy commonly found in women of child-bearing age. In one study of Hodgkin's disease in women 15 to 50 years old, the incidence of pregnancy was as high as 33 per cent (1). In a second group, no difference was found in the frequency of pregnancy in Hodgkin's disease patients when compared with age-corrected normal controls (2). In the treatment of a young woman with active Hodgkin's disease, one may be faced with the problem of how to destroy the proliferating malignancy while doing no harm to the rapidly mitotic fetus. Irradiation is most helpful when
ARNOLD I. ROSENZWEIG, QUINTOUS E. CREWS, HERBERT G. HOPWOOD. Vinblastine Sulfate in Hodgkin's Disease in Pregnancy. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:108–112. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-108
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