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Grand Rounds: Breast Masses and Other Benign Breast Disease

02-11-2022

By Rachel Kaczynski, DO , Fellow, Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Cancer and Blood Disorders


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Illustrate anatomy and function of healthy breasts and broadly discuss benign changes which can occur in adolescents. 2. Recognize benign breast masses and identify lesions which require a breast surgical consultation. 3. Explain how to refer to Breast Health Center.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.

Identified Gap:

Identification and management of changes in breast health in adolescents.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour(s)

Expiration Date for CE/CME Credit:

02-10-2023

Method of Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CE/CME credit.

Disclosure:

Dr. Kaczynski has indicated that there are no relevant financial or other relationships with any commercial interests and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Bibliography:

•V. Murthy, S. Pawar, R. Chamberlain. Disease Severity, Presentation, and Clinical Outcomes Among Adolescents with Malignant Breast Neoplasms: A 20-Year Population-Based Outcomes Study from the SEER Database (1973-2009), Clin Breast Cancer. 2017 Aug. 17(5): 392-398.

•Bland, Copeland, Klimberg, Gradishar. The Breast. Elsevier 2018.

•UpToDate 2022

•The American Society of Breast Surgeons, Official Statement. Consensus Guideline on Concordance Assessment of Image-Guided Breast Biopsies and Management of Borderline or High-Risk Lesions. 2016

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