Introduction

This topic will guide the learner to the surgical treatment of breast cancer and its complications.

Topics to be covered:
· Primary surgery in breast cancer, indication and factors
· Different breast cancer surgery options
· Long-term complication and changes after breast surgery

After completing the learning material and additional reading, the student is expected to take the exam.

Learning outcome
Learner will demonstrate advanced knowledge of:
· indications and factors for primary surgery.
· principles of BC surgery and surgical options for breast itself and axilla. Reconstructive surgery and post-op management.
· nursing and care procedures.
· complications of BC surgery

Learning materials on breast cancer surgery

Click on the following link to access learning material: Primary Indications For Breast Surgery. Navigate inside prezi presentation by using arrows below the presentation to proceed logically

You can learn about breast operations by watching this Prezi presentation: Different breast cancer surgeries. Navigate inside prezi presentation by using arrows below the presentation to proceed logically

The following presentation will guide you through the Psychosocial needs of breast cancer patient. Navigate inside prezi presentation by using arrows below the presentation to proceed logically

You can learn about long-term complications of breast cancer surgery by clicking on the followink link to Prezi presentation. Navigate inside prezi presentation by using arrows below the presentation to proceed logically

Podcast: Supporting breast cancer patients regarding their sexual health.

Mandatory reading

Wazir U, Mokbel K. De-Escalation of Breast Cancer Surgery Following Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy. Eur J Breast Health. 2021 Dec 30;18(1):6-12. PMID: 35059585; PMCID: PMC8734515. doi: 10.4274/ejbh.galenos.2021.2021-5-4

Jones C, Lancaster R. Evolution of Operative Technique for Mastectomy. Surg Clin North Am. 2018 Aug;98(4):835-844. Epub 2018 May 21. PMID: 30005777. DOI: 10.1016/j.suc.2018.04.003

Gui Y, Liu X, Chen X, Yang X, Li S, Pan Q, Luo X, Chen L. A Network Meta-Analysis of Surgical Treatment in Patients With Early Breast Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Sep 1;111(9):903-915. Erratum in: J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Jan 1;112(1):117. PMID: 31187142; PMCID: PMC6748720. DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djz105

Younas, A, Sundus, A, Inayat, S. Transitional experience of men with breast cancer from diagnosis to survivorship: An integrative review 2019 Oct 1; 42, 141-152. Available from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.09.005

Rogers CC, Pope S, Whitfield F, ohn, WF. and Valdez RS. The lived experience during the peri-diagnostic period of breast cancer: A scoping review. Patient Education and Counseling 2021; Mar;105 (3):547-585. DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2021.06.017

Exam


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