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View in Spanish: Cistosarcoma filoides

Cystosarcoma phyllodes (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.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.