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Objectives Anat & Hist Hormones Inflammatory Cond. Nonneoplastic Cond. Benign Neoplasms Malignant Neoplasms
 

OBJECTIVES

 

  1. Gross Anatomy and Histology

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • list and identify the various parts of the breast
  • describe the gross anatomy and histology of the breast
  1. Inflammatory Diseases

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • describe the various types of inflammatory conditions that involve the breast
  • indicate etiologic agents and predisposing factors
  • describe clinical lesions
  • describe and identify characteristic histologic features
  • indicate clinical significance
  1. Response to hormone
  2. After completing this section you will be able to:

  • describe the physiologic hormone-induced changes in the breast, and
  • relate the changes to various stages of the female reproductive cycle
  1. Nonneoplastic Lesions

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • list the common nonneoplastic lesions of the breast
  • describe clinical features
  • describe histologic features and identify the lesions
  • indicate the risk for subsequent breast cancer associated with each lesion
  1. Benign Neoplasms

After completing this section you will be able to:

  • list the common benign neoplasms of the breast
  • describe clinical features
  • describe histologic features and identify lesions
  • predict risk for subsequent breast cancer associated with each lesion
  1. Malignant Lesions

After completing this section you will know:

  • site and relative distribution of cancer within the breast
  • the epidemiological features and predisposing factors of breast cancer
  • the main groups and subtypes of breast cancer and which is most common
  • clinical and histologic features of the common subtypes
  • prognostic factors in breast cancer and prognosis associated with the common subtypes
 
Objectives Anat & Hist Hormones Inflammatory Cond. Nonneoplastic Cond. Benign Neoplasms Malignant Neoplasms