Management of chemotherapy in a pregnancy complicated by a large neuroblastoma.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Obstetrics and gynecology, Volume 84, Issue 4 Pt 2, p.665-8 (1994)


Adult, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Cisplatin, Etoposide, Female, Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor, Humans, Nausea, Neuroblastoma, NEUTROPENIA, Ondansetron, PREGNANCY, Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic, Recombinant Proteins, Retroperitoneal Neoplasms, Vomiting


The English literature contains infrequent reports of neuroendocrine carcinoma during pregnancy. The chemotherapy for this type of malignancy can cause severe nausea and neutropenia. We used recently developed modalities to ameliorate these side effects.