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

Expression of autophagy-related proteins in phyllodes tumor.
 

Author(s): Sang Kyum Kim, Woo Hee Jung, Ja Seung Koo

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Phyllodes tumors (PTs) are classified as fibroepithelial tumors and their histologic grade is determined primarily by the features of the stromal component. In this study, we examined the expression profiles of autophagy-related proteins in the stromal component of PTs and analyzed ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2013

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Comprehensive characterization of malignant phyllodes tumor by whole genomic and proteomic analysis: biological implications for targeted therapy opportunities.
 

Author(s): Denis L Fontes Jardim, Anthony Conley, Vivek Subbiah

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Phyllodes tumors are uncommon breast tumors that account for less than 0.5% of all breast malignancies. After metastases develop, the prognosis is poor, with very few patients living more than 1 year. The biology of this unusual cancer is not understood and, consequently, no potential ...

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2013

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Anal phyllodes tumor in a male patient: a unique case presentation and literature review.
 

Author(s): Szu-pei Ho, Hui-hwa Tseng, T M King, Philip-C Chow

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Lesions of anogenital mammary-like glands are rare, and only 44 female cases have been reported. Herein, we describe a particularly rare case of phyllodes tumor of anogenital mammary-like glands in a 41-year-old male presenting anal bleeding. Papillectomy was performed. The excised ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2013

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The terms "Phyllodes Tumor" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Phyllodes tumor of the vulva: report of two cases.
 

Author(s): Irem Hicran Özbudak, Hampar Akkaya, Bahar Akkaya, Gülgün Erdoğan, Hadice Elif Peşterelı, Fatma Şeyda Karavelı

Journal: Turk Patoloji Derg. 2013 ;29(1):73-6.

 

Ectopic breast tissue can occur anywhere along the primitive embryonic milk line and can be the site of the same pathologic processes found in the normal breast. Phyllodes tumor is an extremely rare fibroepithelial neoplasm that occurs in ectopic breast tissue of the vulva. To date, ...

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2013

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Phyllodes Tumor Partial Breast Radiation Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Phyllodes Tumor

 

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2014

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