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1

Who does fibrocystic change most commonly affect?

Age 20-50

2

What age are cysts most common?

35 to 50 years

3

What age are fibroadenomas most common?

20-24 years

4

What is a fibroadenoma?

firm, non-tender, highly mobile palpable lump. Stromal tumour

5

What is an intraductal papilloma?

Benign growth in a milk duct causing spontaneous discharge from the nipple

6

What is a mammary duct ectasia?

Dilation of a major duct, filled with creamy secretion

7

Which organism most commonly causes mastitis?

Staphylococcus aureus

8

Why are mammograms easier to interpret with age?

Increased adipose tissue

9

What abnormalities can be found on mammogram?

Densities and calcifications

10

What age are people invited for mammogram?

47-73 years

11

What is the most common form of breast cancer?

95%

12

What is pagets disease?

eczema like changes to the skin and nipple, sign of cancer in breast tissue

13

Is invasive carcinoma mostly ductal or lobular?

80% ductal

14

What is the triple approach to investigation and diagnosis of breast cancer?

clinical, radiographic imaging, and pathology