Tag: DCIS

DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ): A non-invasive form of breast cancer in which the cancer cells are confined to milk ducts and have not spread beyond the duct walls to invade the surrounding tissue.

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12/06/15
Heavily treated DCIS is less likely to progress to invasive breast cancer in the long term
03/16/14
Over 80% of women diagnosed with DCIS or LCIS do not progress to invasive breast cancer
01/12/14
Almost one in three women relapse if radiation is omitted after lumpectomy for DCIS
03/13/13
Radiation treatment significantly reduces recurrence in women with DCIS
03/19/12
Risk of DCIS relapse or progression to invasive cancer continues at least 20 years
10/13/11
Coexisting DCIS independently predicts lower tumor aggressiveness in luminal breast cancer
09/05/11
African-American women experience a higher risk of second breast cancer after DCIS
03/17/11
Radiation after lumpectomy reduces recurrence for DCIS survivors
02/23/11
27% of tumors with LCIS found in core needle biopsy also have invasive breast cancer
02/21/11
Long-term outcomes for DCIS patients can vary significantly according to treatment decisions
12/11/10
Radiation treatment substantially reduces additional breast cancer in women with DCIS
11/19/10
Factors predicting upstaging from DCIS to invasive breast cancer at time of biopsy
10/19/10
Residual disease can be prevented for many breast cancer patients with 2 mm clean margins
10/18/10
Women with DCIS and dense breasts have a higher risk of additional breast cancer
04/30/10
New method predicts progression of DCIS to invasive breast cancer
04/21/10
Radiation after surgery for DCIS reduces risk of local recurrence
03/22/10
Breast reduction surgery may be combined with lumpectomy for DCIS

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