Gastric Carcinoma in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Coincidence or Consequence?

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a neoplasm of mature B-cells of unknown etiology. There is a site-specific increased incidence of second malignancy in patients with CLL. Leukemia and cancer can thus occur in the same patient either simultaneously or sequentially. We present a case of gastric adenocarcinoma in a patient with chronic lymphocytic… CONTINUE READING