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Title: Malignant phyllodes tumors of the breast: A comprehensive literature review
Authors: Papas, Yasmine
Asmar, Antoine El
Ghandour, Fatmeh
Hajj, Imad
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Breast cancer
Breast surgery
Malignant phyllodes tumors of the breast
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Wiley Online Library
Part of: Breast Journal
Volume: 26
Issue: 2
Start page: 240
End page: 244
Abstract: 
Malignant phyllodes tumors (MPT) have always been a great deal of controversy among fibroepithelial tumors of the breast. Genetics, histopathology, and tumor behavior on the cellular scale shape their extent of aggressiveness. Diagnosis is based on radiological and pathological findings. Cure is surgical excision. This article reveals the most common clinical indices, which should raise the surgeon's concerns on a benign-looking tumor to further investigate its nature, and the importance of an adequate surgical intervention, preferably done by an oncoplastic breast surgeon, in order to accomplish the ideal outcome for the patient.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5466
ISSN: 1075122X
DOI: 10.1111/tbj.13523
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine

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