- To review the prevalence of breast cancer and the mortality rate of breast cancer in the United States.
- To understand breast cancer staging and its role in prognostication.
- To understand the therapies offered for the treatment of non-metastatic, invasive breast cancer and their side effects.
- To review the role of the PCP in caring for patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer and those in remission.
Recommended CitationHirsh, MD, Sarah, "Breast Cancer Treatment: Basics for the Primary Care Provider" (2020). Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Paper 421.