Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 622–623 | Cite as

A Rare Case of Synchronous Cervical and Breast Carcinoma

  • Amol Padegaonkar
  • Pranav Chadha
  • Archana ShettyEmail author
Case Report


Multiple primary neoplasms occurring in the same individual are generally related to common or related etiological factors [1]. In women, there are reports of common occurrence of breast cancer with ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, soft tissue tumors, salivary gland tumors, and lung cancers [2], but the synchronous occurrence of breast cancer with cervical cancer is a rare event, probably because of the contrasting predisposing factors [3]. In the current environment of increasing use of PET-CT, the number of diagnosed synchronous cancers is increasing and present diagnostic as well as therapeutic challenges. Here, we present a case of a patient who presented with synchronous cervical and breast cancer.

Case Report

A 63-year-old female presented with a month’s history of vaginal discharge. Per speculum and per vaginal examination showed a 4-cm endocervical growth extending to the vagina. Per rectal examination showed involvement of right parametrium. MRI abdomen and...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologyKokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani HospitalMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyKokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani HospitalMumbaiIndia

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