Cystosarcoma phyllodes. A clinicopathologic study of 26 cases.

@article{Ward1986CystosarcomaPA,
  title={Cystosarcoma phyllodes. A clinicopathologic study of 26 cases.},
  author={Rose Marie Ward and Harry L Evans},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1986},
  volume={58 10},
  pages={2282-9}
}
Twenty-six cases of cystosarcoma phyllodes diagnosed at M. D. Anderson Hospital were reviewed. The following criteria were evaluated for possible correlation with local recurrence, uncontrolled local recurrence, metastasis, and tumor death: tumor size, stromal overgrowth, tumor necrosis, mitotic rate, stromal cellularity, nuclear size and pleomorphism, the presence of specialized stroma, and initial therapy. Of the 26 tumors, seven caused death. Five patients developed metastatic spread, and… CONTINUE READING

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