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Breast Cancer: New Trends In Diagnosis And Treatment

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 4 hours Pharmacology: 1 hour
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Course Summary

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancer diagnoses and the leading cause of death among woment. There have been new directions in screenig and treating breast cancer. Applying the new guidelines for screening, diagnosis and treatment may also lead to a significant decline in deaths from breast canser. The current state of screening, diagnosing and treating, as well, as future trends in breast cancer diagnosis are discussed.

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Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. Breast Cancer Overview
  3. Risk Factors For Breast Cancer
    1. Individual Risk Factors
    2. Common Disease Common Variant Hypothesis
    3. Risk Assessment Model
  4. Screening And Diagnosing Breast Cancer
    1. Digital Mammography
    2. Computer Aided Detection
    3. Tomosynthesis
    4. Positron Emission Mammography
    5. Other Diagnostic Procedures
  5. Staging And Treatment Of Breast Cancer
  6. Chemotherapy In Breast Cancer
    1. CMF: Cyclophosphamide Methotrexate 5-Fluorouracil
    2. Anthracyclines
    3. Taxanes
    4. Less Frequently Used Agents
    5. HER-2 Therapy
    6. Neoadjuvant Regimens
    7. Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  7. Summary


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