Follow along on our guide to Breast Cancer, an exploration of the latest recommendations and research on diagnosis, treatment, and management of this most common cancer in women (after skin cancer), although it also occurs in men. Each monthly installment of the Medical Journey will delve into another aspect of breast cancer, including warning signs and symptoms, genetic factors, treatment options, coping strategies, the importance of early detection, palliative care, and lessons learned -- all of which have undergone expert review. Every installment will also include a separate, downloadable, printable information resource for patients.
âAlso, an overview of epidemiologic and geographic trends
For Your Patients: Breast Cancer Basics
âMost suspicious lesions will need more diagnostic workup via biopsy and pathology
âWhich patients are eligible for breast-conservation therapy, and what is the role of non-surgical treatment?
For Your Patients: Understanding Early-Stage Breast Cancer
âLooking beyond chemotherapy to targeted therapies, personalized approaches, and more
âA primer on guiding patients with a higher inherited risk
For Your Patients: The Importance of Genes in Breast Cancer
âDiagnosis was complicated by obesity and overall limited understanding of gynecomastia