Malignant neoplasm of cells native to the breast—epithelial, glandular, or stroma
Painless lump in breast or axilla, breast pain, heaviness
Swelling, thickening, redness, or dimpling of the skin (sign of advanced BC)
Nipple discharge (bloody), erosion, or retraction
Multiple treatment modalities surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides clinical treatment guidelines for BC.
Every 4 to 6 months for 5 years and then annually
No evidence to support the use of routine complete blood count, LFTs, “tumor markers,” bone scan, chest x-ray, li...
C50.52 Malignant neoplasm of lower-outer quadrant of breast, male
C50.929 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified site of unspecified male breast
C50.812 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of ...
U.S. women; lifetime risk of 1 in 8
High alcohol use, high body mass index (BMI), and physical inactivity are modifiable risk factors.
Normal mammography does not exclude possibility of ...
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