Breast sarcoma. A clinicopathologic review of 25 cases.

  title={Breast sarcoma. A clinicopathologic review of 25 cases.},
  author={Stephen G. Pollard and P. V. Marks and Lora Temple and Herbert H. Thompson},
  volume={66 5},
Sarcoma of the breast represents less than 1% of primary mammary malignancies; this study reports 25 such cases. The largest group had malignant fibrous histiocytoma (44%), followed by liposarcoma (24%) and fibrosarcoma (16%). Also represented were clear cell sarcoma, neurogenic sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, and alveolar soft part sarcoma (4% each). Of 19 patients treated by wide local excision or simple mastectomy with or without adjuvant radiotherapy, 11 had local recurrence develop, of which one… CONTINUE READING


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