Multiple Primary Malignancies: “Non-codified” Associations

  • Alessandro Scotti
  • Alessandro Borrelli
  • Gioacchino Tedesco
  • Francesca Di Capua
  • Cristiano Cremone
  • Michele Giuseppe Iovino
  • Andrea Renda
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)


A retrospective analysis of the most important international statistics on non-hereditary multiple tumors has demonstrated neoplastic associations (of unknown pathology) in which the appearance of a neoplasm in a determinate organ increases the risk of developing a second tumor in a “predefined” organ. Here we examine the most frequent associations, starting from an “index tumor” arising in a particular organ, and analyze the site and type of second and third tumors. The goal is to identify potential new syndromes as yet referred to as “not codified. ” Since colorectal tumors are dealt with in a separate chapter, only those neoplasms frequently observed by the department of General Surgery are considered in the following.


Gastric Cancer Ovarian Cancer Esophageal Cancer Early Gastric Cancer Esophageal Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Scotti
    • 1
  • Alessandro Borrelli
    • 1
  • Gioacchino Tedesco
    • 1
  • Francesca Di Capua
    • 1
  • Cristiano Cremone
    • 1
  • Michele Giuseppe Iovino
    • 1
  • Andrea Renda
    • 1
  1. 1.Surgical, Anesthesiology-rianimative and Emergency Sciences DepartmentFederico II UniversityNaplesItaly

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