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Benign Breast Conditions and Disease

  • Kathryn M. Andolsek
  • Joyce Copeland

Abstract

Benign breast conditions and disease are common. The role of the primary health care providers in the care of conditions of the breast include being competent to perform an accurate history, perform an accurate examination of the breasts, differentiate between benign and medically significant complaints or findings, utilize available office procedures for evaluation of breast lesions, reassure patients with benign disorders of the breasts, manage common symptoms and benign disorders of the breasts, counsel patients regarding preventive strategies and risk factors for breast cancer, and educate patients on the value and management of breast-feeding.

Keywords

Excisional Biopsy Preventive Service Task Nipple Discharge Clinical Breast Examination Fibrocystic Change 
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  • Kathryn M. Andolsek
  • Joyce Copeland

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