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Malignant Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast: A Case Study

Jessica Keim-Malpass

Anne M. Mills

Shayna L. Showalter

breast tumor, diagnosis, young adult
CJON 2014, 18(5), 595-597. DOI: 10.1188/14.CJON.595-597

Malignant phyllodes tumors of the breast are rare, fast-growing tumors that can be difficult to diagnose. A case study is featured about a young adult patient who lacked insurance and received a delayed diagnosis of malignant phyllodes tumor of the breast. This article includes pertinent clinical and age-specific considerations for comprehensive management.

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