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Title: Multiple metachronous and synchronous malignancies with lung and thorax involvement. Report of two cases
Authors: Sapalidis, Konstantinos 
Schizas, Nikos 
Lazopoulos, Achileas 
Kamparoudi, Parthena 
Paliouras, Dimitris 
Sardeli, Chrysa 
Konstantinou, Fotis 
Chatzinikolaou, Fotis 
Sarafis, Pavlos 
Zarogoulidis, Paul 
Kougioumtzi, Ioanna 
Katsikogiannis, Nikolaos 
Karapantzos, Ilias 
Karapantzou, Chrysa 
Laskou, Stella 
Koulouris, Charilaos 
Mantalobas, Stylianos 
Giannakidis, Dimitris 
Kesisoglou, Isaak 
Barbetakis, Nikos 
Major Field of Science: Medical and Health Sciences
Field Category: Clinical Medicine
Keywords: Basaloid carcinoma;Lung cancer;Malignant neoplasms;Metachronous;Multiple
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, 2018, vol. 24, pp. 5-7
Volume: 24
Start page: 5
End page: 7
Journal: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports 
Abstract: Multiple primary malignant neoplasms (MPMN) is an uncommon phenomenon, while the diagnosis of such conditions is very significant. Considering that the strategy of the treatment is determined by the histological type of the tumor, practitioners should be alert in order to avoid malpractices in cases of multiple metachronous or synchronous malignancies. In this article we report two rare cases of MPMN. The first patient suffered from three metachronous malignant neoplasms, specifically tonsillar, lung and breast cancer, while the second patient was diagnosed with four synchronous and metachronous malignant tumors, including renal and lung cancer, basaloid carcinoma and melanoma. Such cases are extremely rare in the clinical practice and poorly described in the literature.
ISSN: 2213-0071
DOI: 10.1016/j.rmcr.2018.03.006
Rights: © The Authors. Published by Elsevier
Type: Article
Affiliation : Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 
“Theagenio” Cancer Hospital 
Cyprus University of Technology 
Democritus University of Thrace 
“Saint Luke” Private Hospital 
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