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Breast Lumps and Pain (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: M Ruby Alvi, MD, CCFP, MHSc, Lecturer, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto; Program Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto.

Coauthor(s): Usamah Mossallam, MD, Senior Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital; Ronny Otero, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital.

Editors: Steven C Gabaeff, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson, CA; Expert Consultant, Medical Board of California, Sacramento, CA; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.

Medical Reviewers: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD; Jaswant S Chaddha, MD, FACOG, FACS, FICS


Last Editorial Review: 3/1/2007

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