Breast lumps and lesions: assessment and management in primary care

This interactive case based module covers the investigation and management of breast symptoms, including breast lumps and lesions, in the community. It contains practical advice for GPs, including advice on when to refer to a specialist.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to:
  • Understand the possible causes of breast symptoms in men and women
  • Recognise which patients require urgent referral to a specialist
  • Know when breast screening is indicated
  • Know how to manage patients with breast symptoms in whom urgent referral is not recommended.
Written by: Simon Cawthorn, Raghavan Vidya Peer reviewed by: Ashutosh Kothari