Breast Cancer

Overview

4.6 out of 5 (209 Reviews)

Credits

2.50

Post Assessment Questions

11

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

25 Feb 2024

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

150 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women, accounting for more than 1 in 10 new cancer diagnoses annually, and is the second most common cause of cancer death among women worldwide. The risk factors for breast cancer are well established, and risk reduction plays a vital role in reducing the incidence of breast cancer. Breast cancer typically evolves silently, usually discovered on routine screening in the Western world. Without screening, breast cancer is often detected as a palpable breast mass. Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy are used in combination to treat breast cancer, depending on the stage and type of tumor. Improvements in these treatment modalities have resulted in significant improvements in overall survival and patient-reported outcomes. 

This activity for healthcare professionals is designed to enhance the learner's competence when managing breast cancer, equipping them with updated knowledge, skills, and strategies for timely identification, effective interventions, and improved coordination of care, leading to better outcomes for patients outcomes and reduced morbidity.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the risk factors for breast cancer.

  • Differentiate the various types of breast cancer. 

  • Compare the recommended treatment options for breast cancer.

  • Strategize with interprofessional team members to improve patient care and optimize outcomes for patients affected by breast cancer.

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