Gestational breast cancer: a case report of two cases

  • Neelam Sood Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital
  • Nisha Sehrawat Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital
Keywords: gestational, breast cancer, bilateral


The term gestational breast cancer is defined as breast cancer diagnosed during pregnancy and up to 1 year postpartum. Overall incidence rate is  0.7 – 3.8% .  These lesions are generally missed on radiology as well as cytology due to physiological and functional changes in mammary gland or  misdiagnosed as hyper proliferative change of breast. These may present later in advanced stage of malignancy with axillary lymph node metastasis in 47 to 89 % of cases. Core needle biopsy is a gold standard for it’s diagnosis.. We hereby report two cases of gestational breast cancer with lymph node metastasis.

Author Biographies

Neelam Sood, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital
department of pathology and lab medicineshead of department
Nisha Sehrawat, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital
department of pathology and lab medicinessenior resident


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