Phyllodes Tumor

Common Name(s)

Phyllodes Tumor, Cystosarcoma Phyllodes, Phyllodes Breast Tumor

Phyllodes tumor is a rare breast tumor that grows in the connective tissue of the breast. Normally these tumors are benign, with only 10% being cancerous.

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The terms "Phyllodes Tumor" returned 65 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Multiple metastatic malignant phyllodes tumor of the breast with tonsillar metastasis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Tomohiro Sera, Shinichiro Kashiwagi, Tsutomu Takashima, Yuka Asano, Wataru Goto, Nozomi Iimori, Satoru Noda, Naoyoshi Onoda, Masahiko Ohsawa, Kosei Hirakawa, Masaichi Ohira

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Tonsillar metastasis is very rare and accounts for only 0.8% of tonsillar tumors. And phyllodes tumor of the breast with tonsillar metastasis is very rare.

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2017

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Expression of CAF-Related Proteins Is Associated with Histologic Grade of Breast Phyllodes Tumor.
 

Author(s): Hye Min Kim, Yu Kyung Lee, Ja Seung Koo

Journal: Dis. Markers. 2016 ;2016():4218989.

 

Purpose. The purpose of this study was to investigate the expression of cancer-associated fibroblast- (CAF-) related proteins and the implications in breast phyllodes tumor (PT). Methods. Tissue microarrays of 194 PT cases (151 benign PT, 27 borderline PT, and 16 malignant PT) were ...

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2016

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A Case of Giant Borderline Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast Associated with Hypoglycemia.
 

Author(s): Yuki Saito, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Chie Inomoto, Nobue Kumaki, Kozue Yokoyama, Rin Ogiya, Risa Oshitanai, Mayako Terao, Banri Tsuda, Tooru Morioka, Naoki Niikura, Takuho Okamura, Shinobu Masuda, Yutaka Tokuda

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We report a patient with a giant phyllodes tumor of the right breast associated with a hypoglycemic attack. A 48-year-old woman experienced a loss of consciousness and was transferred via ambulance to our hospital emergency department. Upon arrival, her blood glucose level was 26 ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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The terms "Phyllodes Tumor" returned 12 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Phyllodes tumor in a 12-year old teenage girl: about a case and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Karima Issara, Majdouline Houjami, Souha Sahraoui, Zineb Bouchbika, Nadia Benchakroun, Hassan Jouhadi, Nezha Tawfiq, Abdellatif Benider

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Phyllodes tumors of the breast are very rare and are exceptional in children and adolescents; their treatment is based on surgery and radiotherapy, with a good prognosis. We report the case of a 12-year old teenage girl presenting with a mass in the left breast. The diagnosis of a ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2017

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Breast malignant phyllodes tumor with rare pelvic metastases and long-term overall survival: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jinlan Shan, Shizhen Zhang, Zhen Wang, Yanbiao Fu, Ling Li, Xiaochen Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Sep;95(38):e4942.

 

Malignant phyllodes tumor (PT) is a rare fibro epithelial neoplasm of the breast, which is poor prognosis due to high risk of recurrence and distant metastasis.

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2016

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Collision tumor with inflammatory breast carcinoma and malignant phyllodes tumor: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Young Duck Shin, Seul Kee Lee, Kyu Sun Kim, Mi Ja Park, Joo Heon Kim, Hyun Sun Yim, Young Jin Choi

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There have been some reports of coincidental presentation of breast carcinoma and phyllodes tumor in the same breast. Most of the cases were carcinoma that arose from a phyllodes tumor with a histologically identified transitional area, and they behaved less aggressively than the ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Phyllodes Tumor Partial Breast Radiation Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Phyllodes Tumor

 

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2017

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