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Clinical treatment of advanced synchronous triple primary malignancies: comprehensive treatment based on targeted therapy

OncoTargets and Therapy. 2019;Volume 12:2421-2430


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Journal Title: OncoTargets and Therapy

ISSN: 1178-6930 (Online)

Publisher: Dove Medical Press

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Internal medicine: Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology. Including cancer and carcinogens

Country of publisher: United Kingdom

Language of fulltext: English

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Zhang Y

Ge Y

Wu X

Liu S


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Time From Submission to Publication: 16 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Ying Zhang, Yunjie Ge, Xiaohui Wu, Shuangmei LiuDepartment of Internal Medicine, Municipal Hospital, Qingdao, Shandong, People’s Republic of ChinaAbstract: The prevalence of cancer remains high. With the improvement of diagnosis and treatment level and the increase of cancer survivors after treatment, multiple primary tumors are more common than before. The diagnosis and treatment of synchronous multiple primary tumors is more complicated than that of single or metachronous multiple tumors, and patients also suffer more. Because of the different conditions of these patients, lack of large-scale clinical observation data, it is necessary for clinicians to make realistic decisions on the specific conditions of patients. It is a challenge for clinicians to apply the advances of modern medicine to the diagnosis and treatment of such patients so as to prolong their survival time and improve their quality of life. This report describes the survival of an advanced elderly patient with lung, prostate and bladder cancer after receiving targeted therapy-based comprehensive treatment.Keywords: advanced synchronous triple primary malignancies