The Nurse Is Assessing the Breasts of a 68-Year-Old Woman
The nurse is assessing the breasts of a 68-year-old woman and discovers a mass in the upper outer quadrant of the left breast.When assessing this mass,the nurse keeps in mind that characteristics of a cancerous mass include which of the following? Select all that apply.
A) Nontender mass
B) Dull, heavy pain on palpation
C) Rubbery texture and mobile
D) Hard, dense, and immobile
E) Regular border
F) Irregular, poorly delineated border