Diseases of the Breast


Diseases of the Breast

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 55%
Ease of Revision 7.4 / 10

This chapter will gain importance with each passing year. Do read up.

Question Pattern

The focus of questions is on the molecular pathogenesis and sub-types.

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Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • BRCA 1 vs BRCA 2
  • Characteristics of lobular breast cancer
  • Colloidal carcinoma
  • MC site of carcinoma in the breast
  • Molecular classification of breast cancer
  • Prognostic and Predictive Factors in Breast carcinoma
  • Newer molecular tests in breast cancer

Suggested Revision

  • Epithelial Lesions and Risk of Malignancy
  • Nipple discharge
  • Phyllodes tumor
  • Fibroadenomas
  • Periductal mastitis
  • Risk factors and protective factors for breast carcinoma
  • Paget disease of the nipple
  • Acute mastitis
  • Lobular carcinoma
  • DCIS vs LCIS

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