Breast Cancer (Ductal, Lobular)

Risk Factors

  • Women > male
  • Early menarche
  • Late menopause
  • Never pregnant
  • Family hx
  • Can occur any age though typically > 50
  • Past hx breast ca

Symptoms

  • Skin changes
  • Patient notes breast mass
  • Nipple retraction
  • Bloody nipple d/c
  • Bone, brain lung, or other organ sx if present with mets

Physical Exam Findings

  • Skin changes
  • Palpable disrete mass
  • Bloody nipple d/c
  • Nipple inversion
  • Axillary adenopathy

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