The Ewha Medical Journal
Ewha Womans University School of Medicine
Case Report

A Case of Multiple Primary Cancer Combined with Stomach Cancer and Esophageal Cancer

Sa-Yong Park, Na-Young Lee, Hyo-Jin Lee, Sun-Young Lee, Jin-Hyuk Choi, Soon-Nam Lee, Kang Sup Shim*, Sun-Hee Sung**, Woon-Sup Han**

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Published Online: Jul 24, 2015


Multiple primary cancer means that more that two cancers occur independently in an individual. Recently, the incidence of multiple primary cancer has increased with lengthened survival, of cancer patients, development of new diagnostic technique and increased clinical evaluation. We report a patient who had adenocarcinoma of stomach combined with squamous cell carcinoma of esophagus simultaneously.

Keywords: Multiple primary cancer; Stomach cancer; Esophageal cancer