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  1. The descriptive epidemiology of malignant cystosarcoma phyllodes tumors of the breast.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    Malignant cystosarcoma phyllodes tumors of the breast are rare fibroepithelial tumors.

    The epidemiologic features of these malignancies in a defined population have not previously been described.

    Methods

    Incidence date were collected from 1972-1979 by the Cancer Surveillance Program, the population-based cancer registry for Los Angeles (County.

    Results

    The average annual age-adjusted incidence rate of malignant cystosarcoma phyllodes is 2.1 per 1 million women.

    Latina whites have a higher risk of this cancer than other racial-ethnic groups.

    The age-incidence curve shows that risk of cystosarcoma phyllodes peaks in the 45-49-year-old age group, but the age patterns vary by race-ethnicity, with Asian and Latina patients significantly younger, on average, than non-Latina white patients.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Cystosarcome phyllode, Epidémiologie, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire pathologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cystosarcoma phyllodes, Epidemiology, California, United States, North America, America, Malignant tumor, Mammary gland diseases, Human

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    Cote : 93-0475190

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.