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 66 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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Nipple sparing mastectomy with immediate silicone implant reconstruction for malignant phyllodes tumor in a 19-year-old girl.
 

Author(s): G Libondi, M Solinas, E M Martella, L Cattelani

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Dec;19(23):4498-500.

 

Due to the rarity of MPT, the clinical records in the literature, collected along decades, lack to address a modern approach to breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2015

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Phyllodes tumor of the breast: a clinic-pathologic study of 77 cases in a Hispanic cohort.
 

Author(s): Carlos Andres Ossa, Fernando Herazo, Monica Gil, Carolina Echeverri, Gonzalo Ángel, Mauricio Borrero, Jorge Madrid, Ricardo Jaramillo

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Breast Phyllodes tumors are rare breast tumors present in less than 1% of new cases of breast cancer, usually occurring among middle-aged women (40-50 yrs).

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2015

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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: 26 Apr 2016

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