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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Yes and no: in general yes it is if there is no metastases to the regional lymph nodes, so the bottom line depen (penicillamine) on the staging from 1-5. and the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Surgery/Chemo/Radiat: Treatment usually starts with surgery, removal of the tumor grossly. Depending on the stage and biology it may require chemotherapy and/or radiation. ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Many ways,: There is no single way to treat breast cancers, varius options with almost same results, from mastectomy, partial or total , radiation , chemotherapy ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience in Radiology
It depends...: I assume you're asking how long it takes before breast cancer begins to spread when not treated. That's a good question. It depends on many factors su ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
Depends: This depends on the type of tumor, involvement in other areas or spread/metastasis, how healthy the patient is and the stage. In general the treatment ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
?????: This is hard to say. It depends on what stage breast cancer you are dealing with. Breast cancer is one of the most treatable cancers. Before you dec ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
29 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Depends...: ...On how nasty a cancer it is. Some are very slow growing and women (or men) can potentially live a very long time with the cancer before it progres ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Whether or not a mastectomy is recommended depends on many factors to include breast cancer type and stage.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: Some breast cancers are dependent on estrogen, so hormone therapy is used to either prevents the formation or block the effects of estrogen. Some hav ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stage 1A breast ca.: Early breast cancers when removed have a very high chance of avoiding local recurrence, depending on the use of radiation and/or chemotherapy. Other ... Read More
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