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Articles That Discuss DCIS

DCIS, lumpectomy, atypical hyperplasia. Margins clear, so now what?

Since suspicious groups of microcalcifications can appear even in the absence of DCIS, a biopsy may be necessary for diagnosis. Dear Cancer Coach. I was diagnosed by sterotactic biopsy with ductal carcinoma

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DCIS Lumpectomy- Atypical Hyperplasia, Clear Margins. Suggestions?

“However, anti-hormonal therapy (tamoxifen, anastrozole) in DCIS causes an increased morbidity without a reduced mortality” Hi Cancer Coach- I was diagnosed by sterotactic biopsy with Ductal

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DCIS + Lumpectomy + Radiation Reduces Mortality At What Cost!?

“How exactly radiotherapy affects survival (of DCIS patients)  is an important question that should be explored in future studies.” The DCIS study linked and excerpted below is an excellent example

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DCIS- Risk of Future Breast Cancer in Either Breast

“(11.9%) of women developed ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence and 127 (4.6%) developed contralateral breast cancer as their first breast event.” You have been diagnosed with ductal carcinoma

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DCIS Is Not Cancer- Might Not Require Surgery

Tens of thousands of women are having surgery – sometimes even having both breasts removed – to treat a condition that is unlikely to ever become life-threatening. In fact, a recent study concluded

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Breast Cancer Screening Burdens Elderly?

Among people in their 70s and 80s, breast cancer screenings often detect slow-growing tumors that are unlikely to cause problems in patients’ lifetimes. My mom, Mary, was given a mammorgram a couple

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