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Breast cancer: clinical review

Breast cancer: clinical review


Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


October 9, 2014


October 9, 2014

Programme Description

This article by Miss Vivien V Ng and Mr Andrew McLaren provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of breast cancer. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include classification of breast cancer as histopathological, biological and molecular, and making the diagnosis of symptomatic cancer.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise the risk factors and symptoms of breast cancer
  • Describe the stages and treatment options
  • Develop a referral pathway for breast cancer patients
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Miss Vivien V Ng
    Specialist registrar in breast surgery
    United Kingdom

    Mr Andrew McLaren
    Consultant breast surgeon
    Wycombe General Hospital
    Buckinghamshire Healthcare 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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