Oncology Information Center
Patients with early-stage breast cancer who undergo mastectomy with or without reconstruction are at risk of prolonged opioid use.
Which lab and imaging studies are recommended for the routine comprehensive care of a woman with a history of breast cancer who underwent lumpectomy 10-15 years earlier?
A flesh-colored nodule is found on examination of a 42-year-old fair-skinned woman. She does not know how long it has been present.
Brachytherapy is associated with more complications, but no difference in overall survival compared with whole-breast irradiation after lumpectomy in older women with invasive breast cancer.
When the biopsy result turned out to be a false positive, the patient took aim at all of her doctors.
Given the complex nature of the disease, the ability to clearly explain the therapeutic options available to patients with breast cancer is invaluable.
Emergency clinicians improperly attended to a bacterial infection in a patient with no spleen.
The patient said she had a needless operation, after a clinician recorded the wrong word to describe her pathology. An experienced and well-established general surgeon, Dr. H has, over the past decade, restricted his practice to breast surgery. Working in such an emotion-laden area, he is particularly careful in his clinical actions and takes great…
Following up on test findings is a key part of delivering quality patient care and
With no documentation to refer to, the clinician comes under scrutiny.