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

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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Malignant phyllodes tumor with heterologous differentiation: A rare case report.
 

Author(s): Geeta V Patil Okaly, Clement Wilfred Devadass, Sudha Horakerappa Metikurke

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(3):651.

 

Sarcomas of the breast are rare neoplasms accounting for less than 1% of breast malignancy. A 40-year-old-female with left breast mass underwent wide-excision and on histopathological examination a diagnosis of malignant phyllodes tumor with heterologous differentiation of osteosarcoma ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2015

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Recurrent angio-fibroma of breast masquerading as phyllodes tumor.
 

Author(s): Jai K Chaurasia, Feroz Alam, Mariam Shadan, Mohammed Naim

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(3):650.

 

A young Indian female presented with a recurring tumor in the right breast masquerading as phyllodes tumor. Patient had history of five times excision and recurrences of the tumor, diagnosed as fibrous phyllodes of the breast. Presently, a well-circumscribed tumor of about 10 cm size, ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 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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