Successful pregnancy in an adolescent with metastatic undifferentiated sarcoma. A case report.
An adolescent with metastatic sarcoma conceived after chemotherapy and delivereda normal but premature infant. Therapeutic intervention during the first trimester was avoided. This case emphasizes the need for intensive birth controlcounseling among adolescent oncology patients, the ethical problems associated with treatment of cancer during pregnancy and the potential neonatal problems, such as prematurity and hypothyroidism, arising from such pregnancies.