A 45-year-old member asked:
how can paget's disease of breast be treated?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Liawaty Ho answered
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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 invasive) in almost 90% of cases, often without an associated breast mass or mamm abnormality. This underlying cancer has to be treated accordingly based on the er/pr/her2 neu and staging, etc.The prognosis will depend on the underlying beast cancer.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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