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Guidelines for referral of patients with breast problems

Guidelines for referral of patients with breast problems

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Published by NHS Breast Screening Programme on behalf of the Department of Health Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer Screening in Sheffield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoan Austoker ... [et al.].
ContributionsAustoker, Joan., Mansel, R. E., Great Britain. Department of Health. Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer Screening., NHS Breast Screening Programme.
The Physical Object
Pagination21p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18272988M

Access a summary of the processes used by the AAFP to produce high-quality, evidence-based guidelines. Find out more about AAFP's principals for developing clinical practice guidelines. • Patients who had cancer treatment in the past who develop new-onset cardiac problems • Patients with a history of radiation therapy who need surgical or interventional treatments Cardio-Oncology Email Phone Richard Cheng, MD [email protected] () File Size: KB.

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Technologist performing a mammogram on a screening client. The breast screening program offers screening mammography (breast X-ray) to women aged years at three sites in province (St. John’s, Gander and Corner Brook). The program also offers education sessions on breast health and breast navigation services from abnormal mammogram results to further follow-up. Patients with breast pain and no palpable abnormality, when initial treatment fails and/or with unexplained persistent symptoms. (Use of mammography in these patients is not recommended) Referral Instructions. The GP should use e-Referral Service to book the appointment or send the referral Please ensure you include: The patient's NHS number.


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The original edition of Guidelines for Referral of Patients with Breast Problems was commissioned by the Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer Screening and published by the NHS Breast Screening Programme in December More than copies have since been requested.

It provided protocols for the referral and management of the most common breast symptoms presented to the GP. For this update the Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis Guidelines of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network () and its supporting literature through early was used to address the topics of: palpable mass, asymmetric thickening/nodularity, inflammation and other skin changes, breast pain.

Referrals for specialist care But whether you'll get the referral depends on what your GP feels is clinically necessary in your case. If you wish to be referred to a specialist in a particular field, such as a surgeon or a gynaecologist (a specialist in the female reproductive system).

“Bathsheba bathing” by Rembrandt. The model was Rembrandt's mistress, and much discussion has surrounded the shadowing in her left breast and whether this represents an underlying malignancy. A breast lump, which may be painful, and breast pain constitute over 80% of the breast problems that require hospital referral, and breast problems constitute up to a quarter of the general Cited by: Breast cancer - recognition and referral Last revised in November Next planned review by December Summary.

Back to top Breast cancer - recognition and referral: Summary. Approximat new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year in the UK, around a quarter of which through screening mammography. The usual symptoms of breast cancer are general and include pain, changes to the skin, eczema, and discharge from the nipple.

Around % breast cancer patients discover a palpable lump on their. Dinah Bradley, in Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders (Second Edition), Physiotherapy assessment.

Patient referrals can arrive from many sources: specialist medical consultants, general practitioners, psychologists, practice nurses, community health workers, speech therapists or dentists, or patients may refer themselves. Some provide a detailed picture, while others.

Austoker J, Mansel R, Baum M, Hobbs R. Guidelines for referral of patients with breast problems. Sheffield: NHS Breast Screening Programme on behalf of the Department of Health Advisory Committee on Screening, Austoker J, Mansel R. Guidelines for referral of patients with breast problems, 2nd edn.

Sheffield: NHS Breast Screening Programme. NATIONAL BREAST CANCER GP REFERRAL GUIDELINES. ALGORITHM FOR REFERRAL OF PATIENTS WITH BREAST LUMPS ALGORITHM FOR REFERRAL OF PATIENTS WITH BREAST PAIN HISTORY HISTORY HISTORY EXAMINE TO EXCLUDE DISCRETE LUMP Mild/Moderate Diffuse Severe Reassure Local If persistent or refractory to treatment then referFile Size: KB.

Introduction. Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among women with a lifetime risk of 11%. 1 O women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the UK. Towards the end of the 20th century, UK survival rates for breast cancer were among the lowest in Europe, with long waiting lists for both diagnosis and treatment thought to be at least partly to blame.

In the Cited by: 4. Urgent referral: Consider urgent referral (within two weeks) in adults with: ultrasound scan findings that are suggestive of soft-tissue sarcoma; or. ultrasound scan findings that are uncertain and clinical concern persists; Breast Breast cancer. Urgent referral: Urgently refer patients (appointment within two weeks) if they are male or female.

Two or more different but associated cancers in the same person at any age (e.g. breast and ovarian cancer) Breast cancer. This referral allows the CIBC Breast Centre to book the patient to see a Breast Surgeon, if required, and to order and complete all necessary testing, care and treatment to confirm a diagnosis.

Therefore, to resolve mentioned problems and meet existing referral related challenges, e-referral has been seen as one of the best solutions to replace paper based referrals (15, 16).

E-referral is an electronically transmitted message such as documents or PDF which can received and viewed by the reviewer (15, 17).Cited by: GP Breast Pain Guideline Breast pain is very common and can cause worry but is not usually a symptom of breast cancer. This guideline has been developed for GPs to use to manage mastalgia among pre-menopausal women who have a normal clinical breast examination and no evidence of a discrete lump.

Following centralisation of breast cancer services, the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) introduced referral guidelines indicating which patients require urgent, early and routine review. Self referral back to the breast MDT: Patients discharged from clinical follow-up should have open access back to the treatment team (bypassing choose and book) and they should have written information as to how to achieve this – without the need to visit their GP.

4 Radiological Follow-up. Note: The guidelines for urgent referral of patients with suspected breast cancer in this document are based on those set out in 'Guidelines for Referral of Patients with Breast Problems' second edition prepared by Joan Austoker and Robert Mansel under the auspices of the NHS Breast Screening Programme and the Cancer Research Size: KB.

Best practice diagnostic guidelines for patients presenting with breast symptoms Martin Lee, Rosie Loftus, Jeremy Hughes, Alexis Willett NDP 19th March CRS Breast Cancer Referral guidelines for suspected cancer. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.

In patients undergoing surgical treatment for breast cancer, what is the optimal time to discuss breast recon-struction options. Recommendation Patients undergoing mastectomy should be offered a preoperative referral to a plastic sur-geon.

The adoption of this approach by practic-ing surgeons would benefit breast cancer patients. Patients from rural areas often report longer delays in seeing specialists which can lead to worse health outcomes. Rural patients may need to travel to metropolitan areas where Youth Cancer Services are located to aid diagnosis.

Rural GPs may be involved in local cancer care provision, which may delay referral to a Youth Cancer Service.Evaluation Management Referral Guidelines Refer to Vascular Surgery, see: Vascular Surgery Referral and Manage-ment Guidelines VENOUS Page 3 Referral Guideline ontents Miscellaneous General Surgery reast Disease Hernia Family history of breast disease Skin .Page 6 | Guidelines for the Management of Adult Breast Cancer Patients Version a January By age Breast cancer risk is strongly related to age, with 81% of cases occurring in women aged 50 years and over.

Nearly half (48%) of cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the age groups (Figure.