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scirrhous carcinoma of the breast

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can do it at once: The excised invasive ductal carcinoma is a snapshot in time and no one knows how long it's been invasive. But the moment invasion has occurred, the po ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
IDC can present: With metastasis, or they may never occur. Factors include: size of tumor, er/pr?Her-2-neu status, lymph node involvement. Metastasis are reported ev ... Read More
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Depends: Invasive breast cancer has the ability to spread but not all invasive cancers do spread, especially if caught early. Cancer grows at different rates i ... Read More

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
Depends...maybe YES: There are many variables fo breast cancertype of breast cancer, size of tumor, spread to lymph nodes, spread to to other parts of the body, are there ... Read More
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes for many: Breast carcinoma is curable as long as it has not metastasized to other organs {stage 4}. The probability of cure is dependent on factors such as st ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Mammogram/ultrasound: The main tests used to evaluate for breast cancer are digital mammograms and breast ultrasound. If there is any abnormality or palpable lump, a core ... Read More
Dr. Rakesh Patel
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Rapidly Evolving: The mainstay of early detection continue to be a screening mammogram and clinical exam. If abnormal, this will often prompt additional diagnostic ima ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Lump in breast: The commonest symptom is a lump in the breast. Other less common symptoms are nipple discharge, rash on the nipple and surrounding skin, pain in the ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Initially no symptom: A breast cancer can grow for about 8 to 10 years before it reaches 1 centimeter in diameter - about 3/8's of an inch. A breast cancer that size would ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Life-changer: I think that every person who is diagnosed with any type of cancer goes thru that initial "shock" which can be overwhelming. However, most (breast) c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Breast carcinoma: Most breast cancers are carcinomas. This is a type of breast cancer. These cancers start in the cells that line organs and tissues. In fact, breast ca ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Information: Please open this link - http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed?Term=medullary%20carcinoma%20of%20the%20breast.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Several steps: The surgeon will discuss options for breast surgery. You may chose conservation or mastectomy. If there is plan for a lumpectomy a sentinel lymph node ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Biochemical screens are of no value in this situation. If someone has told you otherwise, they are deceived or lying. If you have a suspicious mass, i ... Read More
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