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Chronic Disease Grand Rounds

Clinical Breast Examination

Funded by the Cancer Services Program, Bureau of Chronic Disease Services at the NYS Department of Health with a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Program:

The video provides information for practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge of breast cancer, anatomy and physiology of the breast, and the early detection “Triad” approach of assessment.

  • Overview of Breast Cancer: Public health lecture by Mary Applegate, MD, MPH (Medical Director, Bureau of Women's Health, New York State Health Department)
  • Role for Clinical Breast Examination (CBE) in Breast Cancer Screening: Clinical lecture by Mary B. Barton, MD (Instructor in Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School)
  • Demonstration of CBE: Gynecological Teaching Associates (GTA): Yvonne Dominguez and Bernadette Knaeble

Objectives:
After viewing the broadcast, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology of breast cancer and the importance of the clinical breast exam in early detection.
  • List and describe the three primary early detection strategies for appropriate women, including American Cancer Society guidelines.
  • Describe and document systematic clinical beast exam.
  • Identify common breast abnormalities, disease, and treatments.

One-hour edited video of the original 1 1/2-hour satellite broadcast originally aired April 25, 2002

 

 
 
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