Case Report

Synchronous papillary thyroid carcinoma and breast ductal carcinoma in 37 years old Iranian woman - A case report


Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in women of middle age (20-59) through last decade. In contrast Incidence rates for thyroid cancer may have begun to stabilize in recent years. Synchronous neoplasms of both thyroid and breast cancer are very rare in clinic. The current study presents a case of synchronous papillary thyroid carcinoma and breast ductal carcinoma in 37 years old woman. It is proposed that the mechanism of these synchronous primary tumors is associated with an interaction between the breast and thyroid hormonal responses. It is important to examine breast tissue in patients with thyroid carcinoma or vice versa. In our case although axillary sentinel lymph node was free from tumor, cervical lymph nodes were involved by breast carcinoma; showing importance of cervical examination in breast cancer patients.

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breast ductal carcinoma papillary thyroid carcinoma

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Moradi Tabriz H, Efekhar Javadi A, Zandnejadi A, Yazdankhah kenary A, Hajebi R. Synchronous papillary thyroid carcinoma and breast ductal carcinoma in 37 years old Iranian woman - A case report. CRCP. 2021;6(1):1-5.