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Breast Cancer Questions and Answers (Q&A)

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Dry oral mucous membranes and cracked lips

Chemotherapy commonly causes nausea and vomiting, which may lead to fluid and electrolyte imbalances. Signs of fluid loss include dry oral mucous...Read More

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
She should eat a low-fat diet to further decrease her risk of breast cancer.

A low-fat diet (one that maintains weight within 20% of recommended body weight) has been found to decrease a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 14, 2020
None of the above

Rumors have spread rapidly by e-mail, but no studies have shown that antiperspirants, underwire bras, cell phones or breast implants can increase the risk of, much less...Read More

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Lung cancer

Lung cancer is the most deadly type of cancer in both women and men. Breast cancer ranks second in women, followed (in descending order) by colon and rectal cancer, pancreatic...Read More

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Elevate the client’s right arm on pillows

A total mastectomy involves removal of the entire breast and some or all of the axillary lymph nodes. Following surgery, the clients right arm...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Dimpling of the breast tissue

The tumor infiltrates nearby tissue, it can cause retraction of the overlying skin and create a dimpling appearance.

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Nonmobile mass with irregular edges

Breast cancer tumors are fixed, hard, and poorly delineated with irregular edges. Nipple retraction not eversionmay be a sign of cancer. A mobile mass...Read More

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Detailed health history to identify women at risk

Because of the high incidence of breast cancer, all women are considered to be at risk regardless of health history.

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Detailed health history to identify women at risk

Because of the high incidence of breast cancer, all women are considered to be at risk regardless of health history.

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John Adney
Answered: May 09, 2017
The spelling of chemotherapy is wrong! It is not chemotherEpy, but chemptherapy.

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Recognize that Kathy is experiencing denial, a normal stage of the grieving process

A person grieves to a loss of a significant object. The initial stage in the grieving process is denial,...Read More

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Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Modified radical mastectomy

A modified radical mastectomy leaves the pectoralis major and minor muscles intact. In a segmental mastectomy, varying amounts of breast tissue are removed,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Refer for fine-needle aspiration and core-needle biopsy-many cases of early, clinically occult breast cancer are diagnosed on the basis of architectural changes or microcalcification seen on a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 14, 2020
In women at high risk, treatment with tamoxifen significantly reduces the risk of developing breast cancer-there has been much interest in the development of breast cancer prevention strategies....Read More

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Aminagankhuyag
Answered: Jul 14, 2020
Getting a annual screening

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