Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and small bowel adenocarcinoma: Coincidental occurrence or genetic association?

Ashley Sumrall, Nilam Soni

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Abstract

A case of multiple malignancies in a 41 year old African American man is described. After surgical excision and radiotherapy of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, the patient developed small bowel adenocarcinoma. We propose a common etiology to these canceres via tumor suppressor gene p53.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)146-148
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer
Volume37
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
  • Second primary cancers
  • Small bowel adenocarcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology

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