Metachronous breast carcinoma (second malignancy), following “cure” from colorectal carcinoma

@article{Papapolychroniadis2004MetachronousBC,
  title={Metachronous breast carcinoma (second malignancy), following “cure” from colorectal carcinoma},
  author={C. Papapolychroniadis and D. Kaimakis and Kleanthis E Giannoulis and Vasilis Papadopoulos and Akis Zatagias and O. Halvatzoulis and J. Kostopoulos and George Kokkonis and Maria M Giala and Nikolaos Harlaftis},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={s129-s131}
}
Metachronous or synchronous breast carcinoma following or co-existing with colorectal carcinoma are well recognised clinicopathological entities, and the risk of developing both possibly underlines the similarities in carcinogenesis pathways for these carcinomas. We present a 60-year-old housewife with a history of a treated primary colon carcinoma (Duke’s… CONTINUE READING