PHYLLODES TUMOR OF THE BREAST : A CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS FROM A SINGLE INSTITUTION
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1) Department of Radiotherapy, National Institute of Oncology, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.
2) Department of Radiotherapy, International University Hospital Sheikh Khalifa, Casablanca, Morocco
3) Department of Medical Oncology, National Institute of Oncology, Rabat, Morocco.
Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest.
Received: 11.07.16 Accepted: 01.08.16
The aim of our study is to examine the clinical and pathological features of patients with breast phyllodes tumors and to determine features that are correlated to outcome. Forty four phyllodes tumors were assessed. There were 11 benign, 11 borderline and 22 malignant tumors. 10 of 44 patients (22.72 %) relapsed at any site. Seven patients (15.9 %) had a local recurrence and 3 patients experienced local and metastatic relapse. The 5-year and 10-year survival rates are 97% and 95 % respectively. The 5 years and 10 years DFS are 81% and 77% respectively. Grade, histological size, margin involvement impacted disease free survival. Adjuvant radiation therapy improved local control in high grade tumors although it did not reach significance.
Keywords: Phyllodes tumors, recurrence, prognostic factors
How to Cite this ArticleBenhmidou, N. et al., 2017. PHYLLODES TUMOR OF THE BREAST : A CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS FROM A SINGLE INSTITUTION. International Journal of Surgery and Medicine, 3(2), p.1. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.5455/ijsm.phyllodes-tumor-breast.
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