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Registry of Pregnancies Exposed to Chemo

Registry of Pregnancies Exposed to Chemo

The University of Pittsburgh registry of pregnancies exposed to cancer chemotherapy now has more than 260 cases on file. The registry, a summary of published and unpublished outcomes of such pregnancies, is available to expedite counseling for concerned patients and clinicians who may face dilemmas in weighing the benefits of cancer therapy against the risks of teratogenicity.

For further information, contact Dr. John J. Mulvihill or Betsy Gettig, Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Phone: 412-624-9951; fax: 412-624-3020; e-mail: jmulvihi@helix.hgen.pitt.edu.

 
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