Unpredictable behavior of breast phyllodes tumors


AKÇAKAYA A., KOC B., EROZGEN F., MEMMİ N., HOT S., YILDIZ M. K. , ...More

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.18, no.18, pp.2655-2661, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2655-2661

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Phyllodes Tumor is a rare fibroepithelial breast tumor with variable malignant potential. These tumors that currently accepted nomenclature are benign, borderline and malignant according to the World Health Organization. It tends to behave in a benign way but it may undergo a malignant transformation. The purpose of this study was to present our Case load of phyllodes tumor, and evaluate the management and follow-up the behavior of these tumors.