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Benign Breast Disease and Breast Cancer

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. List the risk factors for breast cancer including modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors.
  2. Understand which genetic syndromes predispose to breast cancer.
  3. Explain the utility of self-breast exams, breast exam by a medical provider, and regular mammograms in screening for breast cancer.
  4. Describe the approach for the workup of an abnormal mammogram.
  5. State the workup for a patient presenting with a palpable breast mass based on the age of the patient.
  6. List benign and malignant breast neoplasms and the prognosis of each.

 

Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Diseases & Pathophysiology in Oncology > BREAST CANCER
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Key Clinical Trials & Publications in Oncology > BREAST CANCER
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Breast Disorders
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Ob/Gyn 5th ed. > Case 48 > Breast, Abnormal Mammogram
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine, 5e > Case 49 > Breast Diseases
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 20 > Breast Cancer
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Obstetrics/Gynecology > Breast Cancer
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Obstetrics/Gynecology > Benign Breast Disease

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