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Benign breast disease: clinical review

Benign breast disease: clinical review


Clinical Review

Time to Complete

2.5 hours


March 5, 2015


March 3, 2015

Programme Description

This article by Mr Kelvin Chong outlines the causes and management of benign breast conditions. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include differentiating causes of mastalgia, identifying causes of nipple discharge and prognosis for different conditions.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be able to:
  • List the common causes of benign breast disease
  • Access the conditions with relevant investigations and examinations
  • Understand the management options available for these conditions
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Mr Kelvin Chong
    Consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon
    Spire Bushey Hospital and West Herts NHS Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 2.5 learning credits (2.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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