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Metaplastic carcinoma

Metaplastic carcinoma: Introduction

Metaplastic carcinoma: Metaplastic carcinoma of the breast is a rare neoplasm containing a mixture of epithelial and mesenchymal elements. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Metaplastic carcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Metaplastic carcinoma

Treatments for Metaplastic carcinoma

  • Medical therapy for breast cancer can be divided into 3 categories: chemoprevention, neo-adjuvant, and adjuvant therapy
  • Surgical line- lumpectomy, ductal excision, quadrantectomy
  • Treatment depends upon the size and stage of the cancer as well s the age and health status of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Surgical treatment of the breast and axilla
      • Wide local excision
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Metaplastic carcinoma?

Metaplastic carcinoma: Complications

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Causes of Metaplastic carcinoma

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Metaplastic carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Metaplastic carcinoma

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Metaplastic carcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Metaplastic carcinoma

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Metaplastic carcinoma, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Metaplastic carcinoma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Metaplastic carcinoma

Prognosis for Metaplastic carcinoma: Survival in breast cancer depends on multiple social, biologic, and independent patient factors. Tumor size clearly is associated with higher mortality. Lesions greater than 5.0 cm were associated with a 50-60% 20-year survival rate compared to those less than 1 cm, which had a 93-98% 20-year survival rate.

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More information about Metaplastic carcinoma

  1. Metaplastic carcinoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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