Oncol Case Rep J | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Secondary Breast Cancer after Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Ahmet Gulmez*

Department of Oncology, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Ahmet Gulmez 

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Secondary malignancies after treatment in Hodgkin's Lymphoma (HL) patients are a well-known clinical condition. Chemotherapy is associated with the development of blood cancer; while radiotherapy is associated with solid organ cancer in the treated area. Especially in women, radiotherapy is closely related to breast cancer. A good understanding of the relationship between radiotherapy and solid organ cancer provided some changes. Therefore, the current approach of radiotherapy treatment at a lower dose and only to the region affected by the lymphoma. In this case, metastatic breast cancer was diagnosed 27 years after the diagnosis of HL.


Hodgkin lymphoma; Secondary cancer; Breast cancer


Gulmez A. Secondary Breast Cancer after Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Oncol Case Report J. 2019;2(1):1011.

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