Bilateral breast cancer in a survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a case report

Demirci U., Bugdayci F., Cakir A., Gurlek B., IŞIK GÖNÜL İ. , Buyukberber S., ...More

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY, vol.27, no.2, pp.481-483, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12032-009-9238-4
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.481-483


Although breast cancer is the most common disease for women, bilateral breast cancer is a rare situation. Development of a second malignancy which is the most frightening side effect, may be related with genetic predisposition or cancer treatment. Because our case is a survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, development of bilateral breast cancer which occurs rarely in early ages, is discussed with the help of literature.