Diagnosing Unusual Breast Cancers

A presentation of unusual breast neoplasms and other types of malignant neoplasms of the breast.

Course ID: Q00198 Category:
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Targeted CE per ARRT’s Discipline, Category, and Subcategory classification:

Breast Sonography: 2.00
Patient Care: 0.75
Patient Interactions and Management: 0.75
Image Production: 0.50
Evaluation and Selection of Representative Images: 0.50
Procedures: 0.75
Anatomy and Physiology: 0.25
Pathology: 0.25
Breast Interventions: 0.25

Mammography: 2.00
Patient Care: 0.75
Patient Interactions and Management: 0.75
Procedures: 1.25
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology: 1.00
Mammographic Positioning, Special Needs, and Imaging Procedures: 0.25

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: 2.00
Patient Care: 0.50
Patient Interactions and Management: 0.50
Procedures: 1.50
Body: 1.50

Nuclear Medicine Technology: 2.00
Patient Care: 0.50
Patient Interactions and Management: 0.50
Procedures: 1.50
Endocrine and Oncology Procedures: 1.50

Registered Radiologist Assistant: 2.00
Procedures: 2.00
Thoracic Section: 2.00

Sonography: 2.00
Patient Care: 0.50
Patient Interactions and Management: 0.50
Procedures: 1.50
Superficial Structures and Other Sonographic Procedures: 1.50

Radiation Therapy: 2.00
Patient Care: 1.00
Patient and Medical Record Management: 1.00
Procedures: 1.00
Treatment Sites and Tumors: 1.00

Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  3. Subtypes of Ductal Carcinoma
    1. Tubular Carcinoma
    2. Mucinous Carcinoma
    3. Medullary Carcinoma
    4. Papillary Carcinoma
  4. Malignant Neoplasms of Stromal Origin
    1. Phyllodes Tumor
    2. Angiosarcoma
    3. Osteosarcoma
    4. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  5. Metastatic Lesions
    1. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    2. Metastatic Melanoma
    3. Metastatic Carcinoma
    4. Rhabdomyosarcoma and Leukemia
  6. Summary

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will:

  1. learn the percentage of breast cancers from IDC and DCIS
  2. recognize the clinical findings of ILC
  3. realize the most common treatment for ILC
  4. understand the appearance of ILC
  5. identify the most common type of ductal breast cancer
  6. know the survival rate of tubular carcinoma
  7. identify one kind of circumscribed breast cancer
  8. know what carcinoma has a semisolid substance
  9. describe the margins of circumscribed cancers
  10. know the appearance of medullary carcinomas
  11. recognize the carcinoma that manifests as an intraductal or intracystic mass
  12. learn which carcinoma is the most benign intraductal mass
  13. learn what phyllodes tumors manifest as
  14. recognize the mammographic appearance of phyllodes tumors
  15. know what phyllodes tumors look like on a screening mammogram
  16. learn the location of phyllodes tumors metastases
  17. learn where angiosarcoma occurs
  18. know what angiosarcomas manifest as
  19. realize that angiosarcomas appear after radiation therapy
  20. learn when osteosarcoma is more common
  21. identify the location of osteosarcoma metastases
  22. recognize where adenoid cystic carcinoma arises
  23. understand the rate at which adenoid cystic carcinoma grows
  24. name one of the most common metastatic lesions in the breast
  25. learn which type of lesion is characterized by bilateral axillary adenopathy
  26. learn which type of lesion is characterized by unilateral adenopathy or enlargement of an intramammary lymph node
  27. know a clinical sign of metastatic carcinoma
  28. learn which type of breast cancer is extremely rare
  29. identify the location of ILC metastases
  30. recognize which type of cancer has a very large, circumscribed breast mass