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Table 2 Treatment of women with PABC (N = 12)

From: Pregnancy-associated breast cancer in rural Rwanda: the experience of the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence

  n %
Type of PABC (n = 12)
 Pregnant at diagnosis 3 25.0
 Breastfeeding at diagnosis 9 75.0
Patient received any treatment
 Yes 11 91.7
 No (lost to follow-up prior to treatment) 1 8.3
Limited to individuals who received treatment (n = 11)
Type of treatment initially received
 Endocrine therapy 4 36.4
 Neoadjuvant IV chemotherapy 5 45.5
 Endocrine therapy and neoadjuvant IV chemotherapy 1 9.1
 Mastectomy 1 9.1
Any indication of treatment delays or modifications due to pregnancy or breastfeeding?
 No 9 81.8
 Yes 3 27.2
 Delayed start of treatment because of pregnancy 2 18.2
 Delayed start of treatment because of breastfeeding 1 9.1
 Stopped breastfeeding to start treatment 4 36.4