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 43 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Significant histologic features differentiating cellular fibroadenoma from phyllodes tumor on core needle biopsy specimens.
 

Author(s): Saba Yasir, Roberto Gamez, Sarah Jenkins, Daniel W Visscher, Aziza Nassar

Journal: Am. J. Clin. Pathol.. 2014 Sep;142(3):362-9.

 

Cellular fibroepithelial lesions (CFELs) are a heterogeneous group of tumors encompassing cellular fibroadenoma (CFA) and phyllodes tumor (PT). Distinction between the two is challenging on core needle biopsy (CNB) specimens. The objective of this study was to evaluate histologic ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2014

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Malignant phyllodes tumors display mesenchymal stem cell features and aldehyde dehydrogenase/disialoganglioside identify their tumor stem cells.
 

Author(s): Jin-Jin Lin, Chiun-Sheng Huang, John Yu, Guo-Shiou Liao, Huang-Chun Lien, Jung-Tung Hung, Ruey-Jen Lin, Fen-Pi Chou, Kun-Tu Yeh, Alice L Yu

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Although breast phyllodes tumors are rare, there is no effective therapy other than surgery. Little is known about their tumor biology. A malignant phyllodes tumor contains heterologous stromal elements, and can transform into rhabdomyosarcoma, liposarcoma and osteosarcoma. These ...

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2014

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Changes in the clinical characteristics, treatment options, and therapy outcomes in patients with phyllodes tumor of the breast during 55 years of experience.
 

Author(s): Jerzy Władysław Mituś, Paweł Blecharz, Marian Reinfuss, Jan Kanty Kulpa, Piotr Skotnicki, Wojciech Maria Wysocki

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Data from the literature suggests that the clinical picture of phyllodes tumor (PT) of the breast, as well as treatment options and perhaps therapy outcomes, have significantly changed. The aim of this work was to review these changes by analysis of consecutive patients with PT over ...

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2013

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The terms "Phyllodes Tumor" returned 8 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: 13 Apr 2015

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