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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



cystosarcoma phyllodes  listen  (SIS-toh-sar-KOH-muh fih-LOH-deez)

  A type of tumor found in breast or prostate tissue. It is often large and bulky and grows quickly. It may be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer) and may spread to other parts of the body. Also called CSP and phyllodes tumor.