Primary breast sarcoma: clinicopathologic series from the Mayo Clinic and review of the literature

@article{Adem2004PrimaryBS,
  title={Primary breast sarcoma: clinicopathologic series from the Mayo Clinic and review of the literature},
  author={Camilo Adem and C Partrik Reynolds and James N. Ingle and Antonio Geraldo Nascimento},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={91},
  pages={237 - 241}
}
Primary sarcomas of the breast are extremely rare, with less than 0.1% of all malignant tumours of the breast. Mayo Clinic Surgical Pathology database was searched for all breast sarcoma from 1910 to 2000. Pathology reports and slides were reviewed and tumour types were determined. Metaplastic carcinomas and phyllodes tumours were excluded. There were 25 women ranging in age 24–81 years (mean 45 years). All but one patient presented with a palpable lump. Mastectomy was performed in 19 patients… CONTINUE READING

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