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Pathoma 16: Breast Pathology
Bloody nipple discharge
Women 20-40 years old
Small tumor in lactiferous ducts
Too Small to Palpate
Most Common Benign Breast Tumor
Women under 40
Small, firm mass
Increased tenderness and size with Estrogen
Common in 40's
Large Palpable Mass
Mechanism of Action
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)
Antagonist on Breast Tissue
ER-positive Breast Cancer
Decreased Risk of Osteoporosis
Increased Risk of Endometrial Cancer
Increased Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
HER-2+ Breast Cancer
Monoclonal antibody against HER-2
Inhibition of Cellular Signaling
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