Second Primary Cancers

Known as: Second Primary Malignant Neoplasm, Second Cancers, Cancer, Second 
A primary malignant neoplasm in a patient who has been already diagnosed with a primary malignant neoplasm in another anatomic site.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Improvements in cancer survival have made the long-term risks from treatments more important, including the risk of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
PURPOSE Patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) are at elevated risk of second primary malignancies (SPM… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The 10-yr survival rate of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer exceeds 90%. These patients may be at elevated… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) allows dose to be concentrated in the tumor volume while sparing normal tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Increasing incidence and improved prognosis of thyroid cancer have led to concern about the development of second primary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Although low dietary intakes of antioxidant vitamins and minerals have been associated with higher risks of cancer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Li-Fraumeni syndrome is a dominantly inherited disorder characterized by early-onset breast cancer, sarcomas, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND We have quantified the site-specific risk of second malignant neoplasms among nearly 29,000 survivors (> or = 1 year… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Patients with primary head and neck malignancies have a 3-7% yearly incidence of second primary cancers. It is thought that these… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
BACKGROUND Patients with head-and-neck cancers who are free of disease after local therapy remain at high risk for both recurrent… (More)
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