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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Carcinoma of the breast. Mammogram. An irregularly shaped, dense mass (arrows) is seen in this otherwise fatty breast.
<bold>FIG. 5.2.</bold> Nipple inversion from breast cancer.
Solid masses. <bold>A:</bold> Invasive lobular carcinoma. This small solid mass (<italic>arrow</bold>) has indistinct margins, an irregular shape, a nonparallel orientation, and posterior shadowing, all features of malignancy. <bold>B:</bold> Mixed invasive ductal and lobular carcinoma. This larger mass has all of the features characterizing the smaller version in <bold>A.</bold> In addition, the infiltrative nature of the cancer is seen in spicules (<italic>arrows</bold>) extending into the surrounding f...
Solid masses. <bold>A:</bold> Invasive lobular carcinoma. This small solid mass (<ital...
Mammogram of breast cancer (note the irregular shape and borders of the growth)
Pt s/p mastectomy for breast cancer with nodules in the chest wall (bx proven recurrent cancer)
FIGURE 15-11.?Mammograms. Normal mammogram, left breast.
Paget disease of the nipple. An erythematous, scaly, and weeping "eczema" involves the nipple.