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What is the treatment for paget disease of the nipple?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Options: Paget's can be treated with removal of the nipple-areola area (lumpectomy) followed by radiation or total mastectomy which includes the nipple. Chemotherapy is not usually needed. Hormonal therapy is used if the tumor is estrogen or Progesterone positive.

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What is Paget disease of the nipple?

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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Cancer: Paget's disease of the breast is a scaly eczema-like skin change usually near or on the nipple, which is a malignant disease and is often associated with an underlying breast cancer.

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