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NCCN Quick Guide™ | Metastatic Breast Cancer
https://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/quick_guides/breast/stage_iv/index.html

Jan 1st, 2018 - NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Breast Cancer – Metastatic, 2018 PAT-N-1075-0618 What are the treatment options? Hormone-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer „„ Chemotherapy may be given first if the cancer is quickly growing within internal organs

Breast cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352479?Page=2

Nov 21st, 2019 - Breast cancer care at Mayo Mayo Clinic specialists provide compassionate care for people with breast cancer. People with breast cancer who seek care at Mayo Clinic will find dedicated breast cancer specialists who provide expert, personalized care using the latest treatment innovations and technology. Your Mayo Clinic care team Tailoring Breast Cancer Screening to Each Woman’s Risk Click here f...

Breast cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352479

Nov 21st, 2019 - Breast cancer care at Mayo Mayo Clinic specialists provide compassionate care for people with breast cancer. People with breast cancer who seek care at Mayo Clinic will find dedicated breast cancer specialists who provide expert, personalized care using the latest treatment innovations and technology. Your Mayo Clinic care team Tailoring Breast Cancer Screening to Each Woman’s Risk Click here f...

Breast cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352470

Nov 21st, 2019 - Overview Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Each breast contains 15 to 20 lobes of glandular tissue, arranged like the petals of a daisy. The lobes are further divided into smaller lobules that produce milk for breast-feeding. Small tubes (ducts) conduct the milk to a reservoir that lies just beneath your nipple. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. After sk...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Nov 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing. Breast MRI Breast MRI During a breast MRI, you lie on your stomach on a padded scanning table. Your breasts fit into a hollow depression in t...

Paget's disease of the breast - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pagets-disease-of-the-breast/symptoms-causes/syc-20351079

Mar 7th, 2019 - Overview Nipple changes Nipple changes Breast and nipple changes can be a sign of breast cancer. Make an appointment with your doctor if you notice anything unusual. Paget's (PAJ-its) disease of the breast is a rare form of breast cancer. Paget's disease of the breast starts on the nipple and extends to the dark circle of skin (areola) around the nipple. Paget's disease of the breast isn't rela...

Breast Cancer Pain
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Feb 8th, 2019 - What should you know about breast cancer pain? Breast cancer usually does not cause pain, but it can. A tumor in the breast can create pain by pushing up against other breast tissue. Breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body is known as metastatic breast cancer. It is also called advanced breast cancer or Stage IV breast cancer. This form may trigger pain in the areas to which it...

Breast pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20350423

Jan 30th, 2019 - Overview Breast pain (mastalgia) — a common complaint among women — can include breast tenderness, sharp burning pain or tightness in your breast tissue. The pain may be constant or it may occur only occasionally. Breast pain can range from mild to severe. It may occur: Just a few days a month, in the two to three days leading up to your period. This normal, mild-to-moderate pain affects both b...

Bone metastasis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bone-metastasis/symptoms-causes/syc-20370191

Nov 27th, 2018 - Overview Bone metastasis occurs when cancer cells spread from their original site to a bone. Nearly all types of cancer can spread (metastasize) to the bones. But some types of cancer are particularly likely to spread to bone, including breast cancer and prostate cancer. Bone metastasis can occur in any bone but more commonly occurs in the spine, pelvis and thigh. Bone metastasis may be the fir...

Breast cysts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cysts/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370290

Nov 5th, 2018 - Diagnosis Fine-needle aspiration Fine-needle aspiration During fine-needle aspiration, a special needle is inserted into a breast lump, and any fluid is removed (aspirated). Ultrasound — a procedure that uses sound waves to create images of your breast on a monitor — might be used to help place the needle. After discussing your symptoms and health history, your doctor will do a breast exam and ...

Atypical hyperplasia of the breast - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atypical-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369778

Oct 30th, 2018 - Diagnosis Atypical hyperplasia is usually discovered after a biopsy to evaluate a suspicious area found on a mammogram or during a clinical breast exam. During the biopsy, tissue samples are removed and sent for analysis by a specially trained doctor (pathologist). The tissue samples are examined under a microscope, and the pathologist identifies atypical hyperplasia, if it's present. To furthe...

Atypical hyperplasia of the breast - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atypical-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20369773

Oct 30th, 2018 - Overview How breast cancer develops How breast cancer develops Ductal breast cancer is thought to begin with abnormal tissue growth in a breast duct. A. Normal breast duct is shown. B. An overgrowth of normal cells may develop in the breast duct (hyperplasia). C. Over time, the cells develop abnormalitities and continue accumulating (atypical hyperplasia). D. The abnormal cells may continue to ...

Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lobular-carcinoma-in-situ/symptoms-causes/syc-20374529

Aug 17th, 2018 - Overview Lobular carcinoma in situ Lobular carcinoma in situ Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) develops in a milk-producing gland (lobule) and does not spread into nearby breast tissue. Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) is an uncommon condition in which abnormal cells form in the milk glands (lobules) in the breast. LCIS isn't cancer. But being diagnosed with LCIS indicates that you have an incre...

Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lobular-carcinoma-in-situ/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374535

Aug 17th, 2018 - Diagnosis Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing. Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) may be present in one or both breasts, but it usually isn't visible on a mammogram. The condition is most often diagnosed as an incid...

Frozen shoulder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frozen-shoulder/symptoms-causes/syc-20372684

Jul 19th, 2018 - Overview Frozen shoulder Frozen shoulder Frozen shoulder occurs when the connective tissue enclosing the joint becomes thickened and tight. Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in your shoulder joint. Signs and symptoms typically begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve, usually within one to three years. Your risk of d...

Mastitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mastitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374834

Jul 18th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will do a thorough physical exam and ask you about your signs and symptoms. A culture of your breast milk might help your doctor determine the best antibiotic for you, especially if you have a severe infection. A rare form of breast cancer — inflammatory breast cancer — also can cause redness and swelling that could initially be confused with mastitis. Your doctor may reco...

Invasive lobular carcinoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/invasive-lobular-carcinoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373979

Jul 13th, 2018 - Diagnosis Diagnosing invasive lobular carcinoma Receiving a mammogram Receiving a mammogram During a mammogram, you stand in front of an X-ray machine designed for mammography. A technician places your breast on a platform and positions the platform to match your height. The technician helps you position your head, arms and torso to allow an unobstructed view of your breast. Core needle biopsy ...

Invasive lobular carcinoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/invasive-lobular-carcinoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20373973

Jul 13th, 2018 - Overview Invasive lobular carcinoma is a type of breast cancer that begins in the milk-producing glands (lobules) of the breast. Invasive cancer means the cancer cells have broken out of the lobule where they began and have the potential to spread to the lymph nodes and other areas of the body. Invasive lobular carcinoma makes up a small portion of all breast cancers. The most common type of br...

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dcis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371895

Jun 15th, 2018 - Diagnosis Breast imaging Breast calcifications Breast calcifications Calcifications are small calcium deposits in the breast that show up as white spots on a mammogram. Large, round or well-defined calcifications (shown left) are more likely to be noncancerous (benign). Tight clusters of tiny, irregularly shaped calcifications (shown right) may indicate cancer. Stereotactic breast biopsy Stereo...

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dcis/symptoms-causes/syc-20371889

Jun 15th, 2018 - Overview Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Each breast contains 15 to 20 lobes of glandular tissue, arranged like the petals of a daisy. The lobes are further divided into smaller lobules that produce milk for breast-feeding. Small tubes (ducts) conduct the milk to a reservoir that lies just beneath your nipple. Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the presence of abnormal cells inside...