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Triple Primary Carcinomas: Prostatic Adenocarcinoma, Bladder Urethral Carcinoma and Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report

Amrallah Mohammed, Abdullah Al-Zahrani, Mohammed Mansour, Hafez Ghanem, Amr El Saify, Hani EL-Khatib


Introduction: Patients with multiple tumors represent a segment of the cancer survivor population affected more than once by cancer, the phenomenon is still rare.

Case presentation: In this report we present a patient who developed primary bladder urethral carcinoma with synchronous prostatic adenocarcinoma and metachronous papillary thyroid carcinoma where diagnosed within nine month period. There was no clear risk factors could explain this combination except smoking history.

Conclusion: The diagnosis of cancer should not exclude the existence of other concomitant malignancies. This combination of multiple primary carcinomas, to our knowledge, has never been reported in the literature.


Synchronous/metachronous; primary malignancy; multiple primary malignancies

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