Reuters Health reports on study by Frédéric Amant and his team in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study reports findings that survival among women diagnosed with breast cancer when pregnant was comparable to that for non-pregnant women of reproductive age treated for breast cancer.
On December 13, Princess Mathilde of Belgium visited the Cancer in Pregnancy research team at UZ Leuven. She spoke to researchers and caregivers, toured the laboratory and met with seven mothers who have been through cancer during pregnancy.
On September 16th, the Catholic University of Leuven, Dept. of Woman & Child, organized the Symposium 'Cancer during Pregnancy', framing in the Flemish League against Cancer Chair dedicated to the research project this year.
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Prof. dr. Frédéric Amant of KU Leuven directs research into the treatment of cancer in pregnant women and the consequences of such treatment on foetal development. In her PhD dissertation on chemotherapy during pregnancy, Kristel Van Calsteren presents a number of new scientific discoveries.