International Journal of Surgery Research

International Journal of Surgery Research


International Journal of Surgery Research
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2019)

Synchronus malignancy: Breast & brain


Dr. Atul Jain, Dr. Nabal Kumar Mishra, Dr. Tanweer Karim, Dr. Subhajeet Dey

Patients having more than one primary malignancy have been reported in literature for past many years. These malignancies can be divided as synchronous and metachronous. The risk of a new primary malignancy in cancer survivors is 20% higher than in the normal population. In addition, it has been shown that the risk of developing a new malignancy is 1.29 times more than those who have never been diagnosed. Here we present a case of synchronous malignancies (breast cancer and meningioma) in our patient.
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