A 55-year-old Woman with Breast Cancer and Shortness of Breath

Chief Complaint

J.W. is a 55-year-old woman recently admitted to the hospital for worsening shortness of breath (Slide 1).

Relevant Medical History

• Stage 4 estrogen receptor/progesterone receptor–positive breast cancer.

Current Treatment Regimen

• Nab-paclitaxel 100 mg/m2 on day 1, 8, and 15, repeated every 28 days. and denosumab every 28 days for her bone metastasis.

Assessment and Relevant Test Results

• Recent scans have revealed metastases ...