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Ductal carcinoma in situ

Ductal carcinoma in situ: Introduction

Ductal carcinoma in situ: Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is made up of abnormal cells in the lining of a duct. It is a non-invasive malignant tumor, and is also called intraductal ... more about Ductal carcinoma in situ.

Ductal carcinoma in situ: Ductal carcinoma in situ(DCIS) is a noninvasive condition. DCIS can progress to become invasive cancer, but estimates of the likelihood of this vary widely. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ductal carcinoma in situ is available below.

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Prognosis for Ductal carcinoma in situ

Prognosis for Ductal carcinoma in situ: Survival in breast cancer depends on multiple social, biologic, and independent patient factors. Tumor size clearly is associated with higher mortality. Lesions greater than 5.0 cm were associated with a 50-60% 20-year survival rate compared to those less than 1 cm, which had a 93-98% 20-year survival rate.

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Early Stage Breast Cancer: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is made up of abnormal cells in the lining of a duct. It is a non-invasive malignant tumor, and is also called intraductal carcinoma. The abnormal cells have not spread beyond the duct and have not invaded the surrounding breast tissue. However, DCIS can progress and become invasive. (Source: excerpt from Early Stage Breast Cancer: NWHIC)

What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) refers to abnormal cells in the lining of a duct. DCIS is also called intraductal carcinoma. The abnormal cells have not spread beyond the duct to invade the surrounding breast tissue. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Breast Cancer: NCI)

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  1. Ductal carcinoma in situ: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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