Paget's disease of the breast is one of the causes of chronic eczematous lesions of the nipple. It is usually associated with an underlying neoplasm which may range from a ductal carcinoma in situ to an invasive cancer.A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into surrounding tissues or spread to distant areas of the body. The disease occurs almost entirely in women when compare to men.
Statistics of Pagets Disease of the Breast in Singapore: The study evaluated data from 36,511,217 people, corresponding to 43.89% of the population. From this sample, 1,367,345 individuals were diagnosed with one of the 10 cancer types under investigation in the time period from 1995 to 2009. It statistics states that out of 43.89% population 85.3 had Breast cancer in Singapore
Treatment of paget's disease of the breast: Breast cancer treatment involves surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and radiotherapy. The sequence in which they are recommended may differ depending on the severity of the cancer. The most common order of treatment is surgery followed by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and then hormonal therapy.