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What Are Breast Markers
Mammogram/ultrasound: The main tests used to evaluate for breast cancer are digital mammograms and breast ultrasound. If there is any abnormality or palpable lump, a core or fine needle biopsy is performed. Other tests used to help: mri, bsgi, pem. Your physician and radiologist will determine which tests are best for each individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PET/CT: The primary test for staging for breast cancer is the pet/ct scan. A bone scan is also helpful if you're concerned about bony disease, and a head MRI for brain metastases. The sites of distant spread for breast cancer are generally the lungs, the liver, the bone and the brain, so these tests are sufficient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Incredibly Effective: Typically, breast cancer is treated by a team of different cancer specialists. At first, the surgeon performs breast surgery. Later on, medical drugs (hormone drugs and chemotherapy) and/ or radiotherapy may be used. Other treatments include plastic surgery (for breast reconstruction) and physical therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Early breast cancer has no signs. Breast cancer may later present as a painless firm breast lump. Rarely changes in color of the skin, sometimes nipple will get retracted or breast skin pulled inward. Best is to have yearly physical examination and mammogram after age 40 before these symptoms occur. Any breast lump, painful or not, should be examined by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast lump, etc. : The most common sign/symptom is the presence of a lump in the breast. Other symptoms include nipple discharge, nipple inversion, skin indentation, and breast pain. Nevertheless, the majority of people diagnosed with breast cancer have no symptoms whatsoever. The best way to diagnose breast cancer early is to have routine screening mammograms beginning at age 40. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Looks like infection: Ibc occurs suddenly with breast pain, redness, or swelling or a rash. Mammograms are often negative because the tumor cells grow in a sheet and don't form a lump. It is very fast-growing and spreads quickly. Immediate chemotherapy is needed. It looks like an infection, so doctors often try antibiotics first, delaying diagnosis. See a medical oncologist immediately if you have these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Signs+symptoms: The signs and symptoms of breast cancer include: a lump or thickening in or near the breast or in the underarm that persists through the menstrual cycle; change in the size, shape, or contour of the breast; blood-stained or clear fluid discharge from the nipple; change in the feel or appearance of the skin on the breast or nipple (dimpled, puckered, scaly, or inflamed). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
These are new tools: Gene markers are part of the world of personalized medicine. Some them, in lung cancer, help us pick new oral treatment. Some in groups, such as oncotype, help us determine prognosis and treatment options better than the older methods. These types are found in the cancer itself. Other genes are found in families such as brca mutations in breast cancer. These markers are increasing every day. ...Read more
Redness, swelling, : ...And tenderness in the breast that develops within a short period of time, sometimes a few weeks. Looks like an infection or inflammation of the breast, thus its name. It is a very serious and virulent form of breast cancer and has to be addressed promptly and aggressively with all the available treatments. If this about you, please see your doc right away! ...Read more
A palpable mass: A painless mass that you can feel is the usual symptom of cancer. Not all breast masses are cancers, of course, but if you have one that persists, you need to see a doctor. Conversely, some breast cancers can't be felt, they can only be seen with an imaging study, such as a mammogram, ultrasound or MRI. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lump on the breast: The most common presentation of breast cancer in male is a lump on the breast- usually underneath the nipple area. When it is more advanced- you can also find lymph gland enlargement on the arm pit area, above the collar bone. In metastatic disease- where other organ is involved, systemic problems like weight loss, bony pain, facture etc can happen. Do not underestimate any lump on your breast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sign and symptoms: Breast mass/lump, commonly located underneath the nipple, will be the most common presentation in male breast cancer. When more advance, also can have lymph node enlargement on the axilla or on the collar bone. In early case, usually no symptom (prob just pain on breast) in later case, it can be associated with symptoms like weight loss, pain on the bone ( if spreading to the bone) etc-. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: The mainstay treatment for breast cancer is surgery, either mastectomy or lumpectomy, with sampling or removal of the lymph nodes in the armpit. Radiation is usually needed in conjunction with lumpectomy, but not necessarily with mastectomy. Chemotherapy may be added depending on the stage and characteristics of th cancer. Lastly, hormonal therapy may be useful depending on the tumor receptors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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