Breast cancer and motor neuron disease: clinical study of seven cases.

@article{Sadot2007BreastCA,
  title={Breast cancer and motor neuron disease: clinical study of seven cases.},
  author={Elisabeth Sadot and Laurence Carluer and Philippe Corcia and Yves Delozier and Christelle Levy and Fausto Viader},
  journal={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : official publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={
          288-91
        }
}
We report seven women, aged 52-78 years, with motor neuron disease (MND) associated with breast cancer. In five, cancer preceded MND by 30 years to 24 months, while in the remaining two it occurred from 8.5 years to one month after MND onset. Three patients were considered cured of their cancer at the time of the study. Four patients have died, one from associated colonic cancer, and three from MND. As in a previous report, the clinical pattern of MND in these patients was that of predominant… CONTINUE READING