Endometrial cancer occurence 5 years after breast cancer in
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A 55-year-old woman was referred to the Samsung Changwon Hospital for further treatment of biopsy proven endometrial cancer. The patient then underwent abdominal-pelvic computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging that demonstrated an approximately 15-mm round mass in the ventral wall of the uterus without any evidence of distant or lymph node metastasis.

She underwent surgical staging, including laparoscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection, and washings.

The final pathology confirmed stage I endometrioid adenocarcinoma with squamous differentiation, grade 1/III, with endometrial stromal invasion but no myometrial invasion. And there was no pelvic lymph-node metastasis (0/5).

Her medical history revealed that she had been diagnosed with left breast invasive ductal carcinoma in her 50s for which she underwent a modified radical mastectomy. After that, she was treated with letrozole from December 2009 to February 2014.

Her father died of stomach cancer in his 60s. Considering her past history of breast cancer, she received genetic counseling with informed consent for testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations. Then, the genetic tests were performed....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4366872/
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