Is the extent of surgical resection important in patient outcome in benign and borderline phyllodes tumors of the breast?


SEVİNÇ A. İ., Aksoy S. Ö., GÜRAY DURAK M., BALCI P.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.48, no.1, pp.28-33, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1704-47
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.28-33
  • Keywords: Phyllodes tumor, surgery, surgical margins, LOCAL RECURRENCE, CYSTOSARCOMA-PHYLLODES, PREDICTIVE FACTORS, FEATURES, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS, GRADE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: Phyllodes tumors (PTs) of the breast are rare, and their diagnosis and treatment remain controversial. This retrospective study aims to examine the clinical outcome of benign and borderline PTs, according to the surgical margins.