ductal carcinoma in situ


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ductal carcinoma in situ

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n
(Medicine) a form of breast cancer originating in the breast itself rather than spreading from another site. Abbreviation: DCIS
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That earlier research revealed that diagnostic errors occurred in about one out of every six women who had ductal carcinoma in situ (a noninvasive type of breast cancer), and that incorrect diagnoses were given in about half of the biopsy cases of breast atypia (abnormal cells that are associated with a higher risk for breast cancer).
Lobular neoplasia in breast core needle biopsy specimens is associated with a low risk of ductal carcinoma in situ or invasive carcinoma on subsequent excision.
The widespread use of mammography in breast screening has also led to increased detection of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), due to the frequent presence of microcalcifications within the lesions.
Furthermore, Cchek was also able to detect the early stages of breast cancer (Stage 0) in subjects with biopsy-confirmed ductal carcinoma in situ, a type of pre-cancerous/non-invasive breast lesion that often leads to invasive breast cancer, with 72% sensitivity.
Bloody nipple discharge is considered as highly suspicious for malignancy or ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast (2).
Case Report: Ductal Carcinoma in Situ Within A Granulomatous Mastitis.
DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) very rarely shortens your life.
And the only patients with positive lymph nodes had microinvasive tumors that were associated with relatively large non-invasive tumors (ductal carcinoma in situ or DCIS).
Clara Nan-hi Lee, M.D., M.P.P., from The Ohio State University in Columbus, and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort survey study involving adult women undergoing mastectomy for stage 1, 2, or 3 invasive ductal or lobular breast cancer; ductal carcinoma in situ; or prophylaxis.
Spindle cell ductal carcinoma in situ. An unusual variant ductal intra-epithelial neoplasia that simulates ductal hyperplasia or a myoepithelial proliferation.
Patients were then followed for recurrent disease, ductal carcinoma in situ, or death for a period of five years after randomization in the trial.