Card Set Information
Breast Exam 20-30 years old
Ethnicity of women with breast cancer
Lobular carcinoma in Situ
Non invasive carcinoma
Precursor of invasive breast cancer
Ductal carcinoma in situ
Arises from breast ducts or lobules
Most prevalent cancer 40 - 60 years old
Most common form of breast cancer
Unilateral venous pattern
Malignancy results in increased circulation.
Orange peal appearance
Edema/blocked lymphatic vessels
40 years old breast exams
Caused by overweight
ETOH >2 drinks/day
increases incidence of breast cancer
Meds causing galactorrhea
Milk secreation in non-lactating female
True or False
Most women with breast cancer have no family history
Bad gene mutations. 80% chance of breast cancer
% of familial breast cancer
No birth, or greater than 30 years old before first child
Increases risk of breast cancer
Menses at 12 years or less. Menopause greater than 52
Increased risk for cancer
3 Cancerous causes of nipple discharge
Sign of paget's disease
Decreased size and firmness of breast
loss of estrogen
Dimpling of breast or nipple
Sign of breast cancer
Reddness and warmth
Inflammation and infection
Any lumps need...
Bloody nipple discharge
Usually seen in a woman 40 - 60 years old
Small benign, wart like tumor growth in major ducts
Does not change in size associated with menstration
Made of gladular and fibrous tissue
Seen most often in young women
Cysts do what during menstration?
Fluctuate in size
Associated with multiple masses
Caused by ductal enlargement and fluid-filled cysts
Fibrocystic breast changes
Quadrant of most breast cancer
Site of majority of breast cancers
Tail of Spence
Lateral (brachial lymph) drain to what?
Central (midaxillary) drains to...
Infraclavicular lymph drains to...
Posterior (subscapular) lymph drain to...
Anterior (pectoral) lymph