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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 Israel: The projected number of new cases of Breast Cancer diagnosed in 2015 is 15740, out of 145 are males and 15600 are females. The Projected number of deaths from breast cancer in 2015 is 3065 and out of 25 are males and 3040 are females
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