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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Synchronous Onset of Breast and Pancreatic Cancers: Results of Germline and Somatic Genetic Analysis (BRCA2)



syn·chro·nous
ˈsiNGkrənəs/ adjective adjective: synchronous
1.
existing or occurring at the same time.
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We report here the case of a woman with a germline BRCA2 mutation who presented with synchronous onset of breast cancer and pancreatic cancer.
 To our knowledge, simultaneous onset of both breast and pancreatic cancer has never been reported in the BRCA literature or any other case report before.

 

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