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what is the best way to treat breast cancer?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience 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 etc first it depend on, stage of disease, type of cancer cell ( pathology ), lost but not least what type of treatment , between the options, the patient really wants.If patient is not happy with first opinion to take a second opinion and decide.
Answered on May 23, 2012
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Provided original answer
yes Thank you , great comment
Apr 15, 2012
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen commented
33 years experience General Surgery
Excellent summary! All else being equal, the best treatment occurs with early diagnosis. Screening mammograms are the single most effective way to find breast cancer in it's earliest stages,mwhen treatment is least invasive.
Apr 15, 2012
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Find it early: Go to a center rich with informed and kind staff that has most of the options available, and they carefully work you/your loved one up for treatment...And that is guided by information, and includes the guarantee that they would want the treatment they are suggesting for you with youor features of the disease.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Combination of Rxs: Treatment for each type and stage needs to be tailored. Usually it is a combination of surgery, drugs, and radiation.
Answered on May 4, 2012

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