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When requested why he robbed banks, an astute and luck­ ful legal is expounded to have spoke back "Because that is the place the cash is kept." Why learn sufferers with a number of fundamental cancers? the reply follows a similar functional procedure. as the in depth research of such sufferers is particularly more likely to yield information invaluable to either the medical and learn on­ cologist. stories of this challenge supply a right away go back for the clinician liable for the care of melanoma sufferers. With more suitable different types of treatment, those everyone is having fun with longer sessions of survival. One vital consider preserving elevated survival is the early detection and therapy of recent basic tumors that can enhance. Analyses of a number of basic malignancies function a advisor to the possible anatomic position of a next basic and aid outline features of the person at excessive hazard for a number of basic melanoma. yet simply as therapy might enhance the lifetime of the melanoma sufferer, it might additionally bring up the danger of a next malignancy. reports of a number of primaries offer a good skill for quantifying most likely destructive results of present healing modalities.

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Multiple Primary Malignant Neoplasms: The Connecticut Experience, 1935–1964

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Furthermore, they noted any changes in the smoking and drinking patterns of this cohort. The risk of devel09ing a second cancer was increased significantly by intensive combined exposures to alcohol and tobacco before the symptomatic onset of the first cancer. Within the first 5 years after the onset of the first cancer, a change in smoking or drinking habits of the patients did not affect the risk of developing a second cancer. In any case, the investigation suggests an association between heavy consumption of alcohol and tobacco and multiple primary malignancies of the oral cavity, pharynx, respiratory system, and upper digestive system.

Endocrine and nutritional Breast, uterine corpus, ovary, and colon ? Meningioma and breast D. Genetic Colon and uterine corpus Retinoblastoma and lower extremity osteosarcoma Multiple endocrine adenomatosis: tumors of anterior pituitary, parathyroid, pancreatic islet cells, and less frequently, neoplasms of thyroid, adrenal cortex, and carcinoid tumors of intestine and bronchus Von Hippel-Lindau disease: hemangiomas of retina and cerebellum with excessive frequency of hypernephroma, pheochromocytoma, and ependymoma Von Recklinghausen's disease: multiple neurofibromas, glioma, meningioma, acoustic neuroma, and pheochromocytoma Pheochromocytoma, medullary thyroid carcinoma, multiple neuromas, and parathyroid tumors Turcot's syndrome: polyposis of colon and brain tumors Gardner's syndrome: polyposis of colon with osteomas, fibromas, lipomas, and epidermal cysts II.

They reported an association between carcinoma of the colon and cancer of the female genital organs. It should be pointed out that these results are from single institutions, and the possibility of selection bias in terms of the patient population served by these hospitals must be considered. The present findings from a statewide population-based registry add support to the possible etiologic significance of the findings of these other reports. , 1967). , submitted for publication). , 1969). The relationship between rectal cancer and ovarian malignancies may be on a similar basis.

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