Breast Cancer

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Inpatient breast cancer screening for non-adherent and high risk hospitalized women: An inpatient feasibility trial

Background: Breast cancer is the most common malignancy and the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States. Disparities in screening mammography use persists among low income women, even those who [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on Inpatient breast cancer screening for non-adherent and high risk hospitalized women: An inpatient feasibility trial

INSIDIOUS BREAST CANCER TO THE PITUITARY REQUIRING GLUCOCORTICOID REPLACEMENT SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE UNMASKING PHENOMENON OF CENTRAL DIABETES INSIPIDUS

Case Presentation: A 54 year-old female presented to the ED with five days of fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain, increasing confusion, and somnolence after a recent viral illness. On physical exam, she was noted [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:50+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on INSIDIOUS BREAST CANCER TO THE PITUITARY REQUIRING GLUCOCORTICOID REPLACEMENT SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE UNMASKING PHENOMENON OF CENTRAL DIABETES INSIPIDUS

Metastatic Breast Cancer Associated with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

Case Presentation: A 66-year-old woman with a past medical history of scleroderma, inflammatory lung disease, and remote bilateral breast cancer status post bilateral mastectomy and chemotherapy was admitted for lung biopsy. The patient developed flu-like [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Metastatic Breast Cancer Associated with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

PREVALENCE OF CHEMOPREVENTIVE AGENT USE AMONG HOSPITALIZED WOMEN AT HIGH RISK FOR BREAST CANCER: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

Background: Approximately 15% of women in the United States aged 35-79 year are at high risk for developing breast cancer, however less than 0.2% of these women reported taking chemoprevention to reduce their risk. Objective [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:52:37+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on PREVALENCE OF CHEMOPREVENTIVE AGENT USE AMONG HOSPITALIZED WOMEN AT HIGH RISK FOR BREAST CANCER: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

UNUSUAL CAUSE OF MALIGNANCY-RELATED ASCITES IN A PATIENT WITH A REMOTE HISTORY OF BREAST CANCER

Case Presentation: A 71 year-old female presented to the emergency department with six weeks of worsening nausea and emesis. Her symptoms were associated with anorexia, 10-pound unintentional weight loss, and urinary incontinence. Past medical history [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on UNUSUAL CAUSE OF MALIGNANCY-RELATED ASCITES IN A PATIENT WITH A REMOTE HISTORY OF BREAST CANCER

VALUE OF A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: LESSONS LEARNT FROM A CASE REPORT

Case Presentation: Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (MAHA) refers to mechanical hemolytic anemia characterized by schistocytes on peripheral smear (PS). It is seen in various conditions such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), disseminated [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on VALUE OF A PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: LESSONS LEARNT FROM A CASE REPORT