Breast Mass

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Educate patients on when to seek medical attention for abnormalities indicated by palpable breast lump or mass.
2. Appraise current clinical practice guidelines and recommendations on screening mammograms for breast cancer.
3. Identify patients for whom BRCA genetic screening is appropriate to recommend.
4. Provide referral and education for patients with potential benefit from prophylactic mastectomy or pharmacologic risk management strategies.
5. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender, and genetics.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
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Parent activity set: 

Jeannette E. South-Paul, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

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