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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Phyllodes Tumor" returned 68 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Breast MRI: Malignant Cystosarcoma Phyllodes Tumor Exhibits Unique Anisotropic Diffusion.
 

Author(s): Noam Nissan, Uriel Ben-Aharon, Ady Yosepovich

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2016 Jun;18(6):368-9.

 

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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Cerebellar metastases of recurrent phyllodes tumor breast; a rare phenomenon reflecting the unpredictable outcome.
 

Author(s): Jyotsna Singh, Kaushik Majumdar, Rahul Gupta, Vineeta Vijay Batra

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):1035.

 

Carcinomas of lung, breast, colon, kidney, and malignant melanomas are the most common malignancies that metastasize to the central nervous system (CNS). Phyllodes tumor is a rare fibroepithelial tumor of the breast, often having unpredictable recurrences, with increasing histological ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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Pleomorphic liposarcoma arising in a malignant phyllodes tumor of breast: A rare occurrence.
 

Author(s): Sankalp M Sancheti, Satyakam K Sawaimoon, Rosina Ahmed

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):1032.

 

Primary malignant phyllodes tumor of the breast accounts for 0.3-1% of all the tumors of breast and only a couple of cases of pleomorphic liposarcoma (PL) arising in a malignant phyllodes (MP) tumor have been reported. A thorough sampling is most essential in phyllodes tumor, not ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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The terms "Phyllodes Tumor" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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First case of transformation for breast fibroadenoma to high-grade malignant phyllodes tumor in an in vitro fertilization patient: misdiagnosis of recurrence, treatment and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): A Pacchiarotti, H Selman, V Gentile, A Pacchiarotti, G N Milazzo, G Lanzilotti, S Lofino, P Frati

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Sep;17(18):2495-8.

 

Cystosarcoma phyllodes are very rare tumors and may be difficult to diagnose clinically.

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Unusual aggressive breast cancer: metastatic malignant phyllodes tumor.
 

Author(s): Adam Singer, Jonathan Tresley, Jose Velazquez-Vega, Monica Yepes

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For the year of 2012, it has been estimated that breast cancer will account for the greatest number of newly diagnosed cancers and the second highest proportion of cancer related deaths among women. Breast cancer, while often lumped together as one disease, represents a diverse group ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2013

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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 Oct 2016

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