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1

patient presents with dark purple nodule or lesion on arm 5-10 years after surgery

steward treves syndrome

2

what is steward treves syndrom

lymphangiosarcoma from chronic lymphedema following axillaary lymph node dissection

3

whole vs. partial breast radiotherapy

whole- 5 days a week for 6 weeks. partial- 2 times/day for 5 days

4

diagnosis of breast cancer by

core needle biopsy NOT fna

5

pregnancy with mass-

ultrasound

6

if cystic mass in breast,

drain

7

if solid mass in breast

core needle biopsy

8

pregnant with mass

Chemo or MRM unless late in third trimester, then wait till postpartum for radiation tx

9

treatmetn of breast pain in absence of discrete mass:

properly fitting bra, cessation of caffeine, vitamin E supplements, and oil of evening primrose

10

if breast mass more than 3.5 cm,

reduce in size by chemotherapy (consider for neoadjuvanct chemotherapy) prior to surgery, improving outcomes

11

post vs. pre menopausal women

post- tamoxifen/aromatase inhibitor. pre- chemo