phyllodes

Benign phyllodes tumour

A benign phyllodes tumour is a rare type of breast tumour. It is classified as a fibroepithelial tumour because it is made up of both “fibrous” and “epithelial” elements. It’s part of a spectrum of tumours known as phyllodes tumours, which can also be malignant (cancerous) or borderline (having features between benign and malignant). Benign …
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Phyllodes tumour

Phyllodes tumour is a rare type of breast tumour. Most phyllodes tumours will behave like non-cancerous tumours. However, a small number (approximately 10%) will behave like cancer. This behaviour includes the ability to spread through the normal tissue in the breast and to other parts of the body.  The entire tumour must be removed surgically …
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