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Breast Cancer

Management of Young Breast Cancer Patients With de Novo Genetic Mutations

A 24-year-old woman presents to her primary care provider with a mass in her left breast. Examination confirms a 2.2-cm mass in the upper outer quadrant, with a single mobile axillary node that is firm to palpation.

Breast Cancer

No benefit of axillary lymph node evaluation has been shown for women with DCIS, yet this lymph node analysis is still often performed in these patients.

Weighing the costs of breast cancer screening and the economic impact of false positives.

A recent retrospective study elucidates the correlation between breast cancer subtype and metastasis site, time to relapse, and patient survival.

Full field digital mammography, performed instead of screen film mammography, finds fewer interval breast cancers.

Women with diabetes are at a greater risk of being diagnosed with advanced-stage breast cancer, according to a retrospective study.

Patients with breast cancer and very low mammographic breast density have a poorer prognosis.

A major change in the clinical management of breast cancer, most early-stage patients now have sentinel node dissection as opposed to full lymph node removal.

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