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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 302-304

Acute myelogenous leukemia following treatment of invasive cervix carcinoma: A case report and a review of the literature


Division of Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, and Oncopathology, A. H. Regional Cancer Centre, Cuttack, Orissa, India

Correspondence Address:
Dipti R Samanta
A. H. Regional Cancer Centre, Mangalabag, Cuttack -753 007, Orissa
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.59918

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Second malignancy is one of the late complications of long-term cancer survivors, treated with radiation or chemotherapy. Here is a case report on acute myelogenous leukemia, which developed after 63 months following the completion of treatment with surgery and platinum-based chemoradiation in a patient of carcinoma cervix IB. The above-mentioned second malignancy is one of the late sequelae of platinum-based chemoradiation. This case is reported here for documentation because of its rarity.


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