Breast cancer is very complex, and in order to fully grasp this disease, you need to understand grading, staging, and the genetic factors that go into determining who is at risk for developing breast cancer. Dr. Michael Linver, from X-Ray Associates in Albuquerque, New Mexico, presents a comprehensive explanation of
breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. The etiology of breast disease is examined and the latest techniques for cancer diagnosis and staging are presented.
By the end of this program, the participant should be able to:
- Recall the structure and function of the female breast.
- Discuss the various radiographic presentations of breast tissue.
- Recognize histologic characteristics of both normal and diseased breast tissue.
- Explain multiple systems that have been used to classify and grade breast cancers.
The course objectives specifically target mammographers and X-ray technicians.
- Breast Anatomy
- Prognostic Factors
- Hereditary Breast Cancer