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Breast cancer overdiagnosis common among older women

Breast cancer rates among women ages 75 to 84 years were 4.9 cases per 100 screened women compared to 2.6 cases per 100 unscreened women, according to a retrospective cohort study assessing risk of overdiagnosis.
8 Aug 2023

Consider menopause's impact ‘beyond the bikini area’

While 80% of women have menopausal vasomotor symptoms, 70% of them go untreated.
1 Sep 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Consultation following a diagnosis of breast cancer

A 70-year-old woman undergoes consultation following a diagnosis of breast cancer. She has no other medical conditions. Following a biopsy and lumpectomy, what is the most appropriate adjuvant treatment or management for this patient?
25 Oct 2022

OTC birth control pill, naloxone gain approval

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Sep 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Genetic consult for breast cancer risk

A 29-year-old woman requests advice after receipt of a direct-to-consumer genetic test result that included BRCA gene analysis. She has no breast symptoms and has not undergone any previous breast cancer screening. Following a physical exam and other findings, what is the most appropriate management?
13 Sep 2022

Manage symptoms of menopause

As a clinical diagnosis with several effective treatments, genitourinary syndrome of menopause falls within the internal medicine physician's broad domain.
1 Jul 2023

Starting mammography screening at age 40 years in Black women could decrease breast cancer deaths

Breast cancer deaths could be cut by starting mammography screening in Black women 10 years earlier than in White women, a modeling study predicted.
19 Oct 2021

Early exercise after breast cancer surgery may help improve upper limb disability

A randomized trial in the United Kingdom found that women at risk for postoperative upper limb disability after breast cancer surgery had better functional outcomes when assigned to a structured exercise program, with no associated increase in complications or adverse events.
16 Nov 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Heaviness, swelling of breast

A 50-year-old woman is evaluated for heaviness and swelling of her right breast of 3 weeks' duration. One week ago, she noticed that her outer breast had a pink appearance. Following a physical and breast exams and complete blood count, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 Mar 2023

Association of breast cancer with hormone replacement therapy varies by regimen

A recent British study found differences in breast cancer risk by duration, recency, and specific formulation of hormone replacement therapy, although any use of hormones was associated with higher cancer risk than never use.
3 Nov 2020

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