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Quadruple malignancy in a single patient: a case report and comprehensive review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20622376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The occurrence of multiple primary malignant neoplasias (MPMN) is a rare but increasingly frequently reported event. Many theories have been proposed to explain MPMNs, but none have been proven. The key risk factors appear to be smoking and family history. While numerous studies have been published on the development of second malignancies following a first primary, the literature contains only few case reports and reviews of patients with three or more malignancies. We report a case of a young female who, over a period of 30 years, developed four different malignancies and was treated radically on each occasion.
Shabab L Angurana; R Kapoor; Pankaj Kumar; Divya Khosla; Narendra Kumar; S C Sharma; F D Patel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cancer research and therapeutics     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1998-4138     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cancer Res Ther     Publication Date:    2010 Apr-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-12     Completed Date:  2010-10-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101249598     Medline TA:  J Cancer Res Ther     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  230-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiotherapy & Regional Cancer Centre, PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh 160012, India.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / diagnosis*,  therapy
Breast Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  therapy
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / diagnosis*,  therapy
Diagnosis, Differential
Endometrial Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  therapy
Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  therapy
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / diagnosis*,  therapy

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