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.
βAlso, an overview of epidemiologic and geographic trends
For Your Patients: Breast Cancer Basics
βMost suspicious lesions will need more diagnostic workup via biopsy and pathology
βWhich patients are eligible for breast-conservation therapy, and what is the role of non-surgical treatment?
For Your Patients: Understanding Early-Stage Breast Cancer