Esophageal cancer, Stomach cancer, Double primary cancer"/> Three Cases of Double Primary Cancer in the Esophagus and Stomach
Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 38(1); 2009 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2009;38(1): 28-33.
식도와 위에 발생한 원발성 중복암 3예
손혜숙ㆍ김진수ㆍ조영석ㆍ김형근ㆍ민정요ㆍ백명기ㆍ김윤지ㆍ채현석
가톨릭대학교 의과대학 내과학교실
Three Cases of Double Primary Cancer in the Esophagus and Stomach
Hye Suk Son, M.D., Jin Soo Kim, M.D., Young Seok Cho, M.D., Hyung Keun Kim, M.D., Jeong Yo Min, M.D., Myong Ki Baeg, M.D., Yun Ji Kim, M.D. and Hiun Suk Chae, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Uijeongbu, Korea
Abstract
Double primary cancer means that more than 2 cancers occur independently in an individual. There have been many reports on double primary cancer since Billroth reported it for the first time in 1889 and Warren and Gates established it. The incidence of esophageal cancer is low, about 1~2% of all cancer and, 7% of all gastrointestinal cancer, but double cancer with including esophageal cancer is 9.5~27% of all double primary cancer. Double primary cancer of the esophagus and stomach has occasionally been reported. We have experienced three cases of double primary cancer of squamous carcinoma in the esophagus and adenocarcinoma in the stomach. In this study we reviewed the clinical characteristics of the reported cases of double primary esophageal and gastric cancer that have been reported in Korea and these three cases we experienced at our hospital. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2009;38:28-33)
Key Words: Esophageal cancer, Stomach cancer, Double primary cancer
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