Prognosis and Clinical Outcome of Papillary Carcinoma of The Breast at A Tertiary Care Hospital

Authors

  • Rupporn Sukpanich Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Panuwat Lertsithichai Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Prakasit Chirappapha Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Ronnarat Suvikapakornkul Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Yodying Wasuthit Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Thongchai Sukornyothin Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Sansanee Wongwaisayawan Department of Pathology, Ramathibodi Hospital
  • Monchai Leesombatpaiboon Breast and Endocrine Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital

Keywords:

Papillary breast cancer, Papillary lesions, Prognosis

Abstract

Objective: To determine the clinical, pathologic and prognostic features of papillary breast cancer seen at a tertiary care hospital.

Materials and Methods: A retrospective review of medical charts of patients seen during the period between January 2010 to December 2013 was performed.

Results: There were 86 patients with papillary breast cancer who underwent surgery during the period. This constituted 3% of all breast cancer patients who underwent surgery during the same period. The majority (74%) were invasive papillary cancers. Most patients were menopausal with an average age of 61 years. Most cancers were hormone-receptor positive, and HER2 negative. The average tumor size was 2 cm and only 10% had axillary node metastasis. The majority (69%) underwent mastectomy and most (60%) had hormonal therapy as the only systemic adjuvant. Under a median follow-up of 22 months (range; 1 to 53 months), there were no recurrences or deaths observed in the series.

Conclusion: Papillary breast cancer has a very good prognosis and treatment should be minimized in a similar way as a mucinous carcinoma.

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Published

2019-12-31

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Sukpanich R, Lertsithichai P, Chirappapha P, Suvikapakornkul R, Wasuthit Y, Sukornyothin T, Wongwaisayawan S, Leesombatpaiboon M. Prognosis and Clinical Outcome of Papillary Carcinoma of The Breast at A Tertiary Care Hospital. Thai J Surg [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 31 [cited 2022 Jul. 6];40(4):101-6. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiJSurg/article/view/246560

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