Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

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Breast Cancer Risk Is Not So Easy to Figure Out  -  23 Nov 2009
U.S. News & World Report...(LCIS is similar to ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, which is not on MD Anderson's list.) Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's risk-based screening ...

Stopping breast cancer and fear at 'stage zero'  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Gloucester Daily TimesOncologists are also going to see a sharp drop in their ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) business. These small, non cancerous, calcified portions of a milk ...

Declining recurrence among ductal carcinoma in situ patients treated with ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)IntroductionRandomized trials indicate that adjuvant radiotherapy plus tamoxifen decrease the 5-year risk of recurrence among ductal carcinoma in situ ...

Surveillance is Safe for Probable Benign Breast Masses  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
MedPage TodayIn a retrospective study of women with palpable masses, breast cancer prevalence was low (only 0.3%), with only one case of ductal carcinoma in situ ...

Breast cancer advice changed amid concern over unnecessary surgery  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Telegraph.co.uk...“Much of the ductal carcinoma in situ diagnosed will never surface clinically. Therefore it constitutes over-diagnosis — that is, you are diagnosing ...

Local health experts disagree with new mammogram guide  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Knoxville News SentinelHer mammogram showed a 2-centimeter ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) - a small mass of abnormal cells in her milk ducts. Whitaker had a lumpectomy, ...

Presence of Necrosis in Core Biopsy Predicts Close Margin in Ductal Carcinoma ...  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
DG News...[Presentation title: High- and Intermediate-Grade Ductal Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast: A Comparison of Pathologic Features in Core Biopsies and Excisions ...

New Drug Blocks "Undruggable" Target in Cancer Cells  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
National Cancer Institute - NCI Cancer BulletinThe cancers with ADH were more likely to be either ductal carcinoma in situ (non-invasive) or low-grade invasive cancers (which have a better prognosis ...

1 in 4 breast cancers 'not threatening'  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
ABC Science OnlineIn between there are women diagnosed with the pre-cancerous lesion DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ), which may or may not develop into invasive cancer. ...

Breast cancer screening can lead to unnecessary treatment  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
CrikeyThis is in addition to the detection of DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ) by screening mammography. DCIS comprises about 18% of all “cancers? found by ...

Radiologist suspended in 'fail to spot cancer' probe  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Blackburn CitizenAnother four women were diagnosed with a secondary breast condition, ductal carcinoma in situ. Some of those affected were from Blackburn and Darwen but the ...

Study Finds Benefits With Full-Field Digital Mammography Digital mammography ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ModernMedicineFFDM was also associated with an increase in detection of ductal carcinoma in situ. "Results suggest that improvement of detection with FFDM may be more ...

Mixed messages on cancer  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Kingston Daily FreemanBut, she added, 35 percent of ductal carcinoma in situ (a common type of non-invasive breast cancer) progress to aggressive, invasive cancer. ...

Breast cancer affects men too  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Chicago Defender...*Ductal carcinoma in situ: Abnormal cells that are found in the lining of a duct; also called intraductal carcinoma. *Inflammatory breast cancer: A type of ...

Exploring the Reasons Women Choose Mastectomies  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
National Cancer Institute - NCI Cancer BulletinSurveys were received from 1984 women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer (including ductal carcinoma in situ) who were included in the Surveillance, ...

Breast Cancer Stage Zero Can't be Felt Through Self Exam  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
First Coast NewsDuctal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, is stage zero breast cancer has not invaded surrounding tissue or organs. The cancer can't be felt by self exam. ...

WEEKEND COLUMNISTS Margaret McCartney  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
Financial TimesNot only has the rate of diagnosed aggressive breast cancers failed to decline, but ductal carcinoma in situ now accounts for up to 30 per cent of breast ...

Mammography Under 50  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
GoozNew (blog)Of course, this doesn't include the costs of treating all the false positives and non-invasive ductal carcinoma in situ growths (about 20 percent of all ...

'Ooh-Rah for Tah Tahs' Debuts at Fun Run  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Systems...and it wasn't until I found laughter again things began to look more positive," she said of her October 2003 Ductal Carcinoma In-Situ diagnosis "I wrote ...

Atypical ductal hyperplasia cases decreased with reduction in postmenopausal HT  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
HemOncTodayCancers associated with atypical ductal hyperplasia were more likely to be ductal carcinoma in situ and were more likely to be grade 1 or 2 compared with ...

Petters says he spent little time with his company at heart of alleged fraud ...  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Gaea TimesAliciaSpeaks Declining recurrence among ductal carcinoma in situ patients ...: IntroductionRandomized trials indicate that a.. http://bit.ly/12KleQ ...

Systematic Review: Family History in Risk Assessment for Common Diseases  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Annals of Internal Medicine...[PMID: 11742487] Kerlikowske K, Barclay J, Grady D, Sickles EA, Ernster V. Comparison of risk factors for ductal carcinoma in situ and invasive breast ...

NIH Pursues Best Treatments for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
About - News & IssuesDuctal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the most common non-invasive form of breast cancer. Although it can be detected during a routine mammogram,

Increasing Accuracy of Detection of Breast Cancer with 3-T MRI  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
MedscapeMR imaging of ductal carcinoma in situ. Radiology 1997;202 : 413-420 Soderstorm CE, Harms SE, Copit DS, et al. Three-dimensional RODEO breast MR imaging of

Mammography Screening Important After Lumpectomy for DCIS  -  ‎Jul 16, 2009‎
Cancer ConsultantsSurveillance mammography after breast-conserving surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) appears to decline over time, despite the increased risk of

Komen Race for the Cure set for Sunday  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Manchester JournalIn the summer of 1998 after a routine mammogram detected "suspicious" areas, Gluck was diagnosed with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ), the most common kind

Rate Soars for Early Double Mastectomy  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
Oncology Nursing NewsWhen ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is at its earliest stage—small and confined within a duct area of the breast—it is considered highly treatable with

Agendia Presents Data Supporting Predictive Claim For Breast Cancer Dx  -  Dec 17, 2008
Pharmacogenomics Reporter,...quantitative gene-expression analysis using Oncotype DX in ductal carcinoma in situ that is adjacent to invasive ductal carcinoma; associations between

Ann Romney has surgery to remove precancerous lump  -  Dec 5, 2008
Boston Globe,Ann Romney said she was undergoing her annual mammogram at Brigham and Women's Hospital last week when she was diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.

Genomic Health Announces Study Establishing the Utility of ...  -  Dec 13, 2008
MarketWatch...study that demonstrated quantitative RT-PCR analysis is possible in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) that is adjacent to invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC).

THE HEALTHY GEEZER  -  Dec 11, 2008
Santa Ynez Valley Journal,Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the most common type of noninvasive breast cancer. The term “in situ? means the cancer is confined to its original site.

Early breast screening saves  -  Dec 18, 2008
Straits Times,The good news is that the cancer for 400 of these women is still in the extremely early stage - what is called ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS),

Ford Triples Support Of Breast Cancer Research And Awareness With ...  -  Dec 23, 2008
WebWire (press release),University and Wayne State University who are studying ways to determine which women with ductal carcinoma in situ need treatment and which may not.

Delay in Cancer Treatment Is Found to Raise Recurrence  -  Dec 2, 2008
New York Times,Delayed and incomplete radiation treatment did not as adversely affect patients with a precancerous condition called ductal carcinoma in situ,

New Mammography Technology Effective In Detecting Breast Cancer  -  Dec 2, 2008
Science Daily (press release)Fifteen percent were ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a noninvasive cancer confined to the ducts of the breast; 85 percent were invasive cancer.

Delays In Radiation Therapy Lead To Increased Breast Cancer ...  -  Dec 2, 2008
Science Daily (press release)...associated with this less-than-ideal therapy, while those with a precancerous lesion called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) were not as affected.

GM PROXY AND NOTICE  -  Dec 18, 2008
Sydney Morning Herald,...(1) Excludes 4 Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) not identified as positive by Fermiscan Visit Fermiscan's website at www.fermiscan.com.au Visit Sydney Breast

More High-Risk Women Preempt Breast Cancer  -  Dec 3, 2008
Washington Post,Love's first two cysts had come back benign, but a mammogram revealed the third one to be ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), when abnormal cells appear in the

RSNA: For Small Breast Lesions, Positron Emission Mammography ...  -  Dec 2, 2008
MedPage Today,Of those, 30 were ductal carcinoma in situ and positron emission mammography detected 27 DCIS lesions versus 25 detected by MRI.

Ask the Doctor  -  Dec 18, 2008
Cancer Consultants,Q. I was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) three years ago and received radiotherapy after my lumpectomy. I thought I was doing well.

Studies Evaluate Breast Cancer Outcomes In Older Patients, Women ...  -  Dec 3, 2008
Medical News Today (press release),However, delayed or incomplete radiation did not adversely affect the health of patients with a precancerous condition known as ductal carcinoma in situ,

Mammograms Might Detect Cancers That Would Regress  -  Dec 6, 2008
Medical News Today,We know from autopsy studies that a significant number of women die without knowing that they had breast cancer (including ductal carcinoma in situ).

Совме?тить удаление опухоли и рекон?трукцию груди  -  Dec 3, 2008
IsraelInfo.ru,От ?того нового метода выигрывают больные непроникающим раком или DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). DCIS - ?амый ра?про?траненный в по?леднее врем? диагноз:

MRI can detect very early breast cancer in mice  -  Nov 6, 2008
TopCancerNews.com,A new magnetic resonance imaging procedure can detect very early breast cancer in mice, including ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a precursor to invasive

Breast Cancer Awareness Day  -  Oct 29, 2008
University of Texas at Dallas (press release),...new cases of in situ breast cancer are expected to occur among women in 2008. Of these, approximately 85 percent will be ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

For breast health, take the initiative  -  Oct 27, 2008
Taipei Times,It revealed very early cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS. Faced with removal of the left breast and biopsies of the right, Herman said in an



Background information on Ductal Carcinoma In Situ [When available]

Ductal carcinoma in situ (or DCIS) is the most common type of noninvasive breast cancer in women. Ductal carcinoma refers to the development of cancer cells within the milk ducts of the breast. In Situ means in place and refers to the fact that the cancer has not moved out of the duct and into any surrounding tissue. DCIS can be difficult to detect by physical examination and is usually discovered through a mammogram as very small specs of calcium known as microcalcifations.

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