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paget's disease of breast

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Possible: The treatment is surgical resection. However, because paget's disease of the breast is associated with an underlying breast cancer (in situ and/or in ... Read More

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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
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No: Paget's disease is an uncommon type of breast cancer. Less than 5% of breast cancers manifest as paget's disease. About ten to twelve thousand cases a ... Read More
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Biopsy: Paget's disease is a rare form of breast cancer. It is diagnosed after obtaining a biopsy of the area on the nipple or areola. In many cases, there ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Skin rash: An eczematous skin rash affecting the nipple and areola due to an underlying breast cancer is Paget disease. A mass/lump may or may not be palpable.
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
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Need a biopsy: Paget's disease of the breast is one of the ways breast cancer can manifest. It is usually due to breast cancer in the nipple/areolar area. It may be ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Paget's disease: Paget's disease of breast = a type of breast cancer which involves the nipple.
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
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It may be: Like other types of breast cancer with prompt and appropriate treatment there is a good likelihood that paget's disease can be successfully treated.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Possible: Possible, because paget's disease of the breast is associated with an underlying breast cancer (in situ and/or invasive) in almost 90% of cases, ofte ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
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Maybe: I cannot find literature to support previous x-ray exposure as a cause of paget's disease of the breast. However, radiation therapy to the breast rece ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
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Options: Paget's can be treated with removal of the nipple-areola area (lumpectomy) followed by radiation or total mastectomy which includes the nipple. Chemo ... Read More

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