International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2017, Vol 27, Num 4 Page(s): 236-240
Multiple Primary Malignancies in a Patient; Astrocytoma, Malign Mesenchymal Tumor and Pancreatic Tumor

Murat KOÇER1, Güngor UTKAN1, Fisun ARDIÇ2, Saadet TOKLUOĞLU1, Sadık MUALAOĞLU1, Ayşe G. DURNALI1, Ülkü Y. ARSLAN1, Gökhan ÇELENKOĞLU1, Necati ALKIŞ1

1Ankara Onkoloji Araştırma ve Eğitim Hastanesi, Medikal Onkoloji Bölümü, ANKARA
2Ankara Onkoloji Araştırma ve Eğitim Hastanesi, Patoloji Bölümü, ANKARA

Keywords: Astrocytoma, Malign mesenchymal tumor, Pancreatic tumor
Although they are rare, multiple primary malignancies can be seen in the same organ or in different places simultaneously or at different times. Simultaneous multiple primary malignancies are seen much more rarely. Thirty year old male patient was operated for malign mesenchymal tumor in his right femur four years after he underwent a surgery for astrocytoma. During his post-operative follow-up, there was an unresectable mass in pancreas determineted. The patient who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as a result of biopsy, was given palliative cisplatin, gemcitabine regimen. Complaints about other site in cancer patient should be evaluate meticulously for multiple primary malignancies.