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What's a holistic treatment for intraductal papilloma?

What's a holistic treatment for intraductal papilloma?

No substitute: Intraductal papilloma usually refers to a breast mass within the nipple. About one in 100 of these is cancer and there is no way to tell without getting it sent to the pathology lab. If you value your health and respect your own body, accept the offer of surgery. No herbal remedy, vitamin, manipulation or mind cure will clear the tumor. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

I have been diagnosis with sclerosing intraductal papilloma with lesion on breast. What are the treatment? So worried.

Surgical excision: Sclerosing intraductl papilloma is a benign lesion which developes in milk ducts, but sometimes it may be associated with breast cancer . So if this diagnosis was made by a needle biopsy, it is recommended to have surgical excision to verify presence or lack of presence of assoiated malignancy. ...Read more

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Intraductal papilloma info? What is prognosis?

Intraductal papilloma info? What is prognosis?

And sometimes: Its id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. ...Read more

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Do benign intraductal papilloma need to be removed ?

Do benign intraductal papilloma need to be removed ?

Yes: The lesion itself is benign (not cancerous). However, it is an abnormal growth. It can be associated with other abnormalities such as cancer. Standard of care is to surgically remove the area. ...Read more

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What is intraductal papilloma from?

Sometimes: It's called id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. There are no clear causes. ...Read more

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What is intraductal papilloma?

What is intraductal papilloma?

Benign tumor: It is a benign tumor that grows in the milk duct of the breast. Occurs in women between the ages of 35-55. Can present with pain, a palpable lump, nipple discharge. Often a mammogram or ultrasound can show these. A biopsy is sometimes done to rule out a cancer. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are my surgery choices for intraductal papilloma?

What are my surgery choices for intraductal papilloma?

Remove completely: Intraductal papilloma (ip) is the most common cause of bloody nipple discharge. They are usually noncancerous but can sometimes have abnormal cells or an early breast cancer. Once diagnosed on needle biopsy, they are usually completely removed with surgery. Since these are small, a small amount of tissue can be removed, so the breast is not deformed (also scar can be near nipple). ...Read more

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Surgery for intraductal papilloma?

Yes: One cannot forecast that it is "confined" untill it is excised and microscopically scrutinized. ...Read more

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Anyone with experience with intraductal papilloma with mild hyperplasia?

Sometimes: It's called id papillary adenocarcinoma...The importance is whether it invades or confined to duct, and whether the margins are clear. These are analgous to dcis, usually er/pr+. They have excelent 5 and 10 year prognosis..Close to 100% survial, but it is when they are harbingers of invasive cancers that there are threats to life and breast. Forget the hyperplasia. ...Read more

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