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Surgical management in Breast Cancer

This module focuses on the surgical management of breast cancer considering surgical indications, treatment options and possible complications.

This e-learning course covers best practices in breast cancer surgery. Experts from across the UK have contributed to ensure this course meets the educational needs of post-graduate surgical trainees looking to extend their knowledge on surgery in breast cancer. Developed in partnership between ecancer and Health Education South West to form an educational partnership called ePOSSOM.

This module was published in March 2016.

Surgical management in Breast Cancer
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Target audience

This course was developed to support the professional development of post-graduate surgical trainees.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • List the indications and factors to consider for primary surgery in breast cancer.
  • Identify the various surgical options for the breast itself.
  • Identify the options for surgical management of the axilla.
  • Explain and recognise the complications of breast surgery.
  • Understand post-op management.

IT Requirements

This module requires the learner to have a good, stable internet connection and runs best on INTERNET EXPLORER 7 AND ABOVE, and MOZILLA FIREFOX on either Windows or MacOS. FLASH ADD ON is also required to run this module.

If you are viewing this module on an iPad (through a browser), please download the free Articulate Mobile Player beforehand. Other tablet devices may not be compatible - please check for Flash compatibility.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact education@ecancer.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.