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Treatment of localy advanced breast cancer .Large ulcerative mass of left breast.Metastatic work up are free?

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Dr. Lynne clark
Breast Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Combined therapy

It depends on the receptor status of the tumor. Is it estrogen receptor positive.
Is it her 2 positive. ? Chemotherapy may help to shrink it to make surgery more effective. Usually a course of radiation would be necessary. If the ulcerating mass has an odor Flagyl cream/ointment can help reduce the odor

In brief: Combined therapy

It depends on the receptor status of the tumor. Is it estrogen receptor positive.
Is it her 2 positive. ? Chemotherapy may help to shrink it to make surgery more effective. Usually a course of radiation would be necessary. If the ulcerating mass has an odor Flagyl cream/ointment can help reduce the odor
Dr. Lynne clark
Dr. Lynne clark
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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Chemotherapy

If it is still localized consideration if chemotherapy first i shrink it brides using surgery and radiation may be needed.
If it is more than a couple of cm then chemotherapy will be needed if it is felt that you could tolerate it. Radiation will help cleanup microscopic cells after surgical removal.

In brief: Chemotherapy

If it is still localized consideration if chemotherapy first i shrink it brides using surgery and radiation may be needed.
If it is more than a couple of cm then chemotherapy will be needed if it is felt that you could tolerate it. Radiation will help cleanup microscopic cells after surgical removal.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Dr. Chad Levitt
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Combination likely

Surgery with wide margin and perhaps flap radiation depends on other factors.

In brief: Combination likely

Surgery with wide margin and perhaps flap radiation depends on other factors.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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