Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) News and Research

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Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) is a condition where the cells lining the milk ducts (the channels in the breast that carry milk to the nipple) are cancerous, but stay contained within the ducts without growing through into the surrounding breast tissue. DCIS may affect just one area of the breast, but can be more widespread and affect different areas at the same time. Sometimes DCIS may be described as pre-cancerous, pre-invasive, non-invasive, or intraductal cancer.
Cavity shave margin resection reduces the rate of positive margins in patients with DCIS

Cavity shave margin resection reduces the rate of positive margins in patients with DCIS

Researchers successfully perform terahertz imaging of early-stage breast cancer without staining

Researchers successfully perform terahertz imaging of early-stage breast cancer without staining

Study: Radiotherapy and surgery offer better protection in treating abnormal breast tissue

Study: Radiotherapy and surgery offer better protection in treating abnormal breast tissue

New findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

New findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

New approach uses AI to identify which early stage breast cancers will spread

New approach uses AI to identify which early stage breast cancers will spread

DCIS surgical delays do not impact overall survival, shows study

DCIS surgical delays do not impact overall survival, shows study

Surgical delay does not lower overall survival of women with early-stage breast cancer

Surgical delay does not lower overall survival of women with early-stage breast cancer

Monoclonal antibody therapy achieves modest reduction in recurrence for patients with HER2-positive DCIS

Monoclonal antibody therapy achieves modest reduction in recurrence for patients with HER2-positive DCIS

High-resolution imaging with elastography could accurately spot breast cancer in surgical margins

High-resolution imaging with elastography could accurately spot breast cancer in surgical margins

Radiation therapy alone found to be cost-effective for treatment of DCIS

Radiation therapy alone found to be cost-effective for treatment of DCIS

New research could help better understand progress of breast cancer

New research could help better understand progress of breast cancer

Older women with DCIS gain no benefit from sentinel lymph node biopsy

Older women with DCIS gain no benefit from sentinel lymph node biopsy

Six factors associated with invasive breast cancer recurrence after DCIS diagnosis

Six factors associated with invasive breast cancer recurrence after DCIS diagnosis

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS

Radiation therapy can lower risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with ‘good risk’ DCIS

Study identifies molecular switch that controls fate of milk-producing breast cells

Study identifies molecular switch that controls fate of milk-producing breast cells

Lumpectomy plus radiation associated with reduced risk of breast cancer death, study finds

Lumpectomy plus radiation associated with reduced risk of breast cancer death, study finds

Removing the cancer label - overhaul in cancer classification proposed

Removing the cancer label - overhaul in cancer classification proposed

Study provides insight into how early-stage breast cancer progresses to invasive ductal carcinoma

Study provides insight into how early-stage breast cancer progresses to invasive ductal carcinoma

Surveillance rather than surgery can be safe option for women with FEA lesions

Surveillance rather than surgery can be safe option for women with FEA lesions

Updated guidelines offer support for appropriate, safe use of accelerated partial-breast irradiation

Updated guidelines offer support for appropriate, safe use of accelerated partial-breast irradiation