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Red flag symptoms – Breast lumps


Content developed by MIMS Learning http://www.mimslearning.co.uk/

INTRODUCTION

This resource provides an overview of the red flag symptoms associated with breast lumps. Key learning points for general practice nurses include identifying fibrocystic changes, possible causes and understanding when urgent referral is warranted, in line with NICE guidance on suspected cancer.

After completing this activity, you should be able to:

  • Recognise the common red flag symptoms to look out for in a patient with breast lumps
  • Identify the underlying conditions causing these symptoms
  • Understand when to make an urgent referral

AUTHOR

Dr Suneeta Kochhar, GP, Bexhill

This resource is provided at an intermediate level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.

Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio.