Breast sarcoma

Dr Daniel J Bell and Radswiki et al.

Breast sarcoma refers to a relatively heterogenous group of rare breast tumours which can include:


As a subgroup they comprises 0.5-1% of all breast neoplasms 1. They tend to present at a younger age than ductal or lobular carcinomas (mean 45 years).


They characteristically show haematogenous metastases with nodal metastases being rather rare.

Breast imaging and pathology
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Article information

rID: 15439
System: Breast, Oncology
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sarcomas of the breast
  • Breast sarcomas
  • Sarcomas of breast
  • Primary breast sarcoma
  • Sarcoma of breast

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