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Vol 19, No 5 (2014)
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Radiotherapy for granulocytic sarcoma of the breast—Case report and review of the literature

Joana Gonçalves, Luís Vasco Louro, Ivone Ribeiro, Ângelo Oliveira, Carla Castro
DOI: 10.1016/j.rpor.2014.02.002
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Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2014;19(5):343-346.

open access

Vol 19, No 5 (2014)
Published online: 2014-09-01
Submitted: 2013-11-07

Abstract

Granulocytic sarcomas are rare tumors that can present in innumerous locations; thus there is very little clinical experience with these cases. Therefore there is no consensus on which is the best treatment for patients with this malignancy.

The authors present a case of a female with a granulocytic sarcoma of the breast and review the literature for the role of radiotherapy in the management of this clinical entity.

Abstract

Granulocytic sarcomas are rare tumors that can present in innumerous locations; thus there is very little clinical experience with these cases. Therefore there is no consensus on which is the best treatment for patients with this malignancy.

The authors present a case of a female with a granulocytic sarcoma of the breast and review the literature for the role of radiotherapy in the management of this clinical entity.

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Keywords

Granulocytic sarcoma; Chloroma; Extramedullary leukemia; Radiotherapy

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Title

Radiotherapy for granulocytic sarcoma of the breast—Case report and review of the literature

Journal

Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy

Issue

Vol 19, No 5 (2014)

Pages

343-346

Published online

2014-09-01

DOI

10.1016/j.rpor.2014.02.002

Bibliographic record

Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2014;19(5):343-346.

Keywords

Granulocytic sarcoma
Chloroma
Extramedullary leukemia
Radiotherapy

Authors

Joana Gonçalves
Luís Vasco Louro
Ivone Ribeiro
Ângelo Oliveira
Carla Castro

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