NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Stages I and II Breast Cancer - page 72

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Stages I and II Breast Cancer, Version 1.2014
1
Breast cancer
basics
6
Risk factors for mesothelioma
7
Webpages | Review
70
For some women, breast cancer returns
after a disease-free period. Breast
cancer may return in or near the breast,
near to where the breast was removed,
or in distant organs. If the breast cancer
returns in distant sites, read the NCCN
Guidelines for Patients
®
: Stage IV Breast
Cancer. Part 8 discusses treatment for
cancer that returns in a breast or near to
where a breast is or was.
Treatment planning
Recommended tests
8
T tment for
recurrence
70 Treatment planning
2 Tr atment for local recurrence
73 Treatment for lymph node recurrence
74 Review
Test names and counseling
Medical history and physical exam
CBC and liver function tests
CT scan of the chest
CT or MRI scan of the abdomen ± pelvis
Brain MRI if symptoms
Bone scan or sodium fluoride PET/CT (
p
ositron
e
mission
t
omography-
c
omputed
t
omography)
FDG PET/CT if needed
X-rays of bones if needed
Biopsy of recurrence
Hormone and HER2 receptor tests if status was
unknown or negative before
Genetic counseling if needed
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