A member asked:
do a lot of people get paget's disease of breast?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Dariush Vaziri answered
47 years experience Breast Surgery
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 are seen every year in the United States.
Answered on Jan 24, 2015
Dr. Liawaty Ho answered
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Uncommon: Pagets disease of the breast is much less common than other presentations of breast cancer, accounting for only 1 to 3 % of new cases of female breast cancer that are diagnosed annually in the United States. It has been described in patients ranging in age from 26 to 88, however the peak incidence is between 50 and 60.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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