Original Publication Date: 9 February, 2014
Publication / Source: Breast Cancer Management
Authors: Damien Hansra & Stefan Glück
There is an increased understanding and recognition of paraneoplastic syndromes in patients with a variety of malignancies. Paraneoplastic syndromes are associated with many tumor types and can potentially affect most organ systems. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide, including in the USA, and can be associated with a variety of paraneoplastic syndromes affecting many systems, including the endocrine, neurologic, dermatologic, rheumatologic, hematologic and psychiatric systems.