Medical Oncology

, Volume 28, Supplement 1, pp 62–64 | Cite as

Phyllodes tumor of the breast

  • Grzegorz Korpanty
  • Derek G. Power
  • Conleth Murphy
  • Malcolm Kell
  • John McCaffrey


We present a case of 49-year-old woman who presented with a three month history of progressive right-sided breast pain and swelling and was found with bulky tumor at her initial presentation. She was diagnosed with phyllodes tumor of her breast and treated initially with neoadjuvant chemotherapy and mastectomy. We discuss recent advances in diagnosis and management of breast phyllodes tumors.


Phyllodes breast cancer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grzegorz Korpanty
    • 1
  • Derek G. Power
    • 1
  • Conleth Murphy
    • 1
  • Malcolm Kell
    • 2
  • John McCaffrey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical OncologyMater Misericordiae University HospitalDublinIreland
  2. 2.Department of Breast SurgeryMater Misericordiae University HospitalDublinIreland

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