Frequently Asked Questions
Race does not play a major role in the occurrence of Paget's disease. However, a positive medical history related to cancer or more specifically breast cancer could be a major risk factor for Paget's disease.
2. What role does alcohol play in the development of Paget's disease?
Recent research shows that alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer, which indirectly increases the risk of Paget's disease by 4%.
3. What is the incidence of Paget's disease among men?
Paget's disease affects mainly the women population but in rare cases (1%) affects the male population also.
4. Is Paget's disease curable?
Yes it is 100% curable. Institution of treatment becomes progressively difficult in case of a relapse or recurrence.