Reference Cases and Quizzes


Metastatic Breast Cancer

  • Fast Five Quiz: Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Heightened understanding of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) has resulted in new treatment approaches that may improve outcomes. How much do you know about TNBC? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: HER2+ Breast Cancer New targeted treatments have significantly improved survival rates for patients with HER2+ breast cancer. How much do you know about HER2+ breast cancer? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Systemic Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer Although treatments for metastatic breast cancer are improving, no cure has been found once distant metastases develop. How much do you know about systemic treatment for metastatic breast cancer?
  • A 56-Year-Old Teacher With Worsening Hip Pain A 56-year-old woman with no significant past medical history presents with left hip pain. The pain would resolve with rest at first but is now continuous. Can you make this challenging diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Unusual Breast Cancer Presentations Are you able to recognize and confirm unusual presentations of metastatic breast cancer, and do you know best practices for testing in these patients? Take this short quiz to find out.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Breast Cancer Breast cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among women worldwide. How much do you know about metastatic breast cancer? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Metastatic Breast Cancer Are you familiar with cutaneous manifestations, staging attributes, screening guidelines, and treatment options for metastatic breast cancer? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • A 64-Year-Old Man With Back Pain After Mastectomy A 64-year-old man presents with right lower back pain 7 years after mastectomy for breast cancer. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms The symptoms of metastatic breast cancer vary, depending on location. Are you able to correctly identify the associated signs and symptoms? Make sure you're prepared by taking this short quiz.
  • A 68-Year-Old Woman With Weight Loss and Abdominal Pain A 68-year-old woman presents with nausea, vomiting, and diffuse abdominal pain. She reports a 30-lb weight loss over the past 3 to 4 weeks. What's the diagnosis?
  • Depressed Mentation in a 52-Year-Old Woman A 52-year-old woman presents with a 5-day history of headaches and lethargy. The patient also complains of nausea and blurry vision. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 61-Year-Old Woman With Painful Constipation A 61-year-old woman with a history of stage III breast cancer 7 years prior presents to a primary care clinic with painful constipation. Do you know how best to help her?
  • A 72-Year-Old Woman With Back Pain and Hypercalcemia A 72-year-old woman with a history of osteoarthritis and breast cancer presents with worsening lower back pain. Can you solve this case?
  • Anemia of Unknown Origin in an 80-Year-Old Woman An 80-year-old woman presents with anemia and increased fatigue. She also describes waxing and waning bone pain. What's the diagnosis?