Breast Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Objectives: Describe the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of breast cancer. Discuss the epidemiology and risk factors of breast cancer. Summarize methods of screening, detecting, and diagnosing breast cancer. Explain the process of staging breast cancer. Describe the different types and categories of breast cancer. Discuss treatments for breast cancer. Describe the possible side effects of treatment modalities. Discuss the psychological implications of having breast cancer. Summarize the major components of follow-up and survivorship care for breast cancer. Explain the unique concerns for end-of-life care for breast cancer patients and their immediate circle.
Description: Types and categories of breast cancer, approaches to prevention, assessing risk, screening and diagnosis methods, treatments and possible side effects, survivorship care, and end-of-life issues.