What are the treatments for papillary carcinoma?

Papillary carcinoma grows slowly and is highly treatable. Your doctor will work with you to select the best treatment approach for you. Therapeutic options include:
  • Surgery: The most common treatment for papillary carcinoma is surgical removal of the breast (mastectomy). This approach helps reduce the chances of the cancer recurring.
  • Hormone therapy: Rarely, hormone therapy may be recommended for women with papillary carcinoma
  • Radiation therapy: A course of radiation therapy following surgery may help ensure that all cancer cells have been eliminated from the body.

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