Document Type : Case Report

Authors

1 Surgical Oncology Department, Oncology Center Mansoura University (OCMU), Mansoura, Egypt

2 Medical Oncology Department, Oncology Center Mansoura University (OCMU), Mansoura, Egypt

3 Radiology Department, Mansoura University Hospitals (MUH), Mansoura, Egypt

4 Pathology Department, Mansoura University Hospitals (MUH), Mansoura, Egypt

Abstract

Colon cancer is one of the commonest tumours in the world. Although most colon cancer patients are colonized by adenocarcinoma, some other pathologies such as adenosquamous carcinoma are rarely encountered. We present two patients with right colon adenosquamous carcinoma. Both patients were males, and both suffered a node-positive disease. Furthermore, one of them developed recurrence 7 months after initial radical surgery, despite formal colon adjuvant chemotherapy given. In conclusion, the patients with adenosquamous colon cancer are a subgroup with a worse prognosis, and questionable response to the conventional chemotherapeutic regimens as FOLFOX (flourouracil, leucoverin, and oxaloplatin) and CAPEOX (capecitabine and oxaloplatin).

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