Bladder cancer in the second trimester of pregnancy: tough decisions. A case report with review of the literature

Therapeutic Advances in Urology, 05/04/2012

Lakmichi MA et al. – The authors report a rare case of a patient presenting with a nonmuscle invasive papillomatosis transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder in the second trimester of pregnancy. They describe the management dilemmas encountered and the challenging treatment option selected to optimize outcome for the patient and infant. Close collaboration between urologists, obstetricians and medical colleagues is needed for optimal, safe and effective management of bladder tumours during pregnancy.

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