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

A Rare Case of Breast Malignant Phyllodes Tumor With Metastases to the Kidney: Case Report.
 

Author(s): Bo┼╝enna Karczmarek-Borowska, Agnieszka Bukala, Karolina Syrek-Kaplita, Mariusz Ksiazek, Justyna Filipowska, Monika Gradalska-Lampart

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Aug;94(33):e1312.

 

Phyllodes tumors are rare breast neoplasms. Surgery is the treatment of choice. The role of postoperative radiotherapy and chemotherapy is still under dispute, as there are no equivocal prognostic factors. Treatment failure results in the occurrence of distant metastasis-mainly to ...

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2015

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[MRI features of phyllodes tumor of the breast and the pathological study].
 

Author(s): Weiwei Hou, Xiaoping Yu

Journal: Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2015 Apr;40(4):392-7.

 

To analyze the features of MRI and pathology for phyllodes tumor of the breast and to improve the diagnosis level.

Last Updated: 1 May 2015

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Huge malignant phyllodes breast tumor: a real entity in a new era of early breast cancer.
 

Author(s): Alberto Testori, Stefano Meroni, Valentina Errico, Roberto Travaglini, Emanuele Voulaz, Marco Alloisio

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Phyllodes tumor is an extremely rare tumor of the breast. It occurs in females in the third and fourth decades. The difficulty in distinguishing between phyllodes tumors and benign fibroadenoma may lead to misdiagnosis. Lymph node involvement is rarely described in phyllodes tumors; ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 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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Phyllodes Tumor Partial Breast Radiation Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Phyllodes Tumor

 

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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