Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  1998 Jul;41(7):2027-2033.

8 Cases of Multiple Primary Gynecologic Cancer

Abstract

Multiple primary cancer means that more than 2 cancers are independently deveoped in one individual. The incidence of multiple primary cancer is increasing gradually due to accurate cancer registry, earlier diagnosis and treatment and increased exposure to carcinogen. We report 8 cases of multiple primary gynecologic cancer involving cervix, ovary, endometrium and vulva. Three cases are synchronous multiple primary cancer of cervix. Two cases are synchronous multiple primary cancer of endometrium and ovary. One case is synchronous multiple primary cancer of ovary and vulva. One case is metachronous multiple primary cancer of cervix and vulva. One case is synchronous multiple primary cancer of cervix and ovary.

Keyword

Multiple primary cancer; Synchronous; Metachronous

MeSH Terms

Cervix Uteri
Diagnosis
Endometrial Neoplasms
Endometrium
Female
Incidence
Ovarian Neoplasms
Ovary
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Vulva
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