Topics and Learing ResourcesThe list below will take you to topic-specific resources.
http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/PDF/breast-screening.pdf. Algorithms useful in evaluation of undiffentiated breast complaints, identification of women at high risk for development of breast cancer and screening guidelines are found in the section "NCCN Guidelines for Detection, Prevention and Risk Reduction."\
How does one perform a clinical breast exam, tell normal tissue from abnormal, characterize and
record breast abnormalities?
What elements of the history require special emphasis in the breast patient?
Who should be screened? How and when?
Should you teach and encourage BSE for your patients? What is BSA?
What are the appropriate uses of mammography, ultrasound and Breast MRI in the screening and diagnosis?
What are the appropriate steps in evaluating a breast lump?
What are the considerations in evaluating breast pain?
Which types of nipple discharge are concerning and how would your proceeded?
Who is at high risk of development of breast cancer and what is the appropriate screening protocol?
What is the differential diagnosis of breast inflamation?
How does one make sense of the spectrum of benign proliferative breast findings?
What tools are available for calulating an individual's lifetime risk of breast cancer?
Which mutations are assoicated with a marked increase in the risk of breast and other cancers?
Chemoprophylaxis and Prophylactic Surgery
Who is a candidate for chemophrophylaxis?