Paget disease of the breast (also known as Paget disease of the nipple and mammary Paget disease) is a rare type of cancer involving the skin of the nipple and, usually, the darker circle of skin around it, which is called the areola. Most people with Paget disease of the breast also have one or more tumors inside the same breast. These breast tumors are either ductal carcinoma in situ or invasive breast cancer. Paget disease of the breast occurs in both women and men, but most cases occur in women.
Statistics of Pagets Disease of the Breast in France: In 1987-1989 the Breast cancer rates in France 28%respectively, but the respective declines in mortality rates 22 years later were 15.8% and of all European countries, the lowest mortality reductions in women aged less than 50 were also to be found in France
Treatment of paget's disease of the breast: Chemotherapy, Radiation therapy, Hormonal therapies, Complementary therapies are the major therapies used in the treatment of paget's disease of the breast