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There is considerable disagreement about the treatment of DCIS. Some believe that nearly everyone with DCIS, regardless of its characteristics, should be treated with either mastectomy or lumpectomyContinue reading
I was stunned when I first found out that lymph nodes were being sampled for those with many forms of DCIS. The axillary node dissection which was used in the earlier years of this study has a highContinue reading
What exactly is it (DCIS)— a pre-cancer, cancer or more a risk factor? How much treatment is too much? Too little? Studies confirm that treatments for DCIS such as lumpectomy, whole-breast radiationContinue reading
“Fewer than 6% of women with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ developed contralateral breast cancer within 10 years” Rational, informed decision-making for breast cancer patients and survivors. EveryoneContinue reading
Radiation Boost Lowers Risk of IBT Recurrence But Does Not Reduce Overall Survival in Ductal Carcinoma In-Situ aka DCIS Radiation boost for DCIS patients undergoing whole-breast radiation (WBRT) is theContinue reading
Tamoxifen, Breast Radiation and Lumpectomy all Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence- But They Also Cause Side Effects and Risks of Secondary Cancer I admit it. I am a cancer survivor of an “incurable”Continue reading
My personal opinion as a long-term cancer survivor living with several side effects is to watch and wait and lower your risk of Breast Cancer post DCIS with diet, frequent, moderate exercise and nutritionalContinue reading
My research and experience has taught me that both conventional (FDA approved) and evidence-based non-conventional therapies are needed to fully manage Breast Cancer Dear Cancer Coach: Recently diagnosedContinue reading
“However, concerns have been raised that the drug (tamoxifen) may increase the incidence of new primary malignancies, such as endometrial, liver, and colorectal cancers.” You’ve beenContinue reading
A new study called “Decision Making about Surgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer” finds that the women studied had major deficits in their knowledge about the pros and cons of having eitherContinue reading