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An unusual case of concurrent breast and prostate cancer
Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Department of Radiation Oncology, Uni
Oct  2004 (Vol.  11, Issue  5, Pages( 2390 - 2392)


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  • Breast and prostate cancer occurring concurrently is a rare occurrence. However, the recent literature has reported that there is an increased incidence of male breast cancer in prostate cancer patients. The authors describe the case of a man who presented with breast cancer, which was preceded by prostate cancer. There are some common features in terms of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of these two tumors which are discussed.