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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In contrast, florid and pleomorphic LCIS (discussed below) often show necrosis and calcifications and may show a pattern of calcifications on mammography similar to ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or may even appear as mass-forming lesions on imaging.
Patients were then followed for recurrent disease, ductal carcinoma in situ, or death for a period of five years after randomization in the trial.
Predictors of invasion in ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: the value of a scoring system.
The most common form of non-invasive, or early, breast cancer is ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and occurs when cancer cells develop in the milk ducts but have not yet spread to the surrounding breast tissue.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 3, 2016-Atossa Genetics begins enrollment under Phase 2 clinical trial of intraductal fulvestrant administration in women with ductal carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) or breast cancer
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy said in a statement Thursday afternoon that she has been diagnosed with a "low grade" cancer known as ductal carcinoma in situ.
A recent study reported in JAMA Oncology evaluated 10-year and 20-year breast cancer-specific mortality following diagnosis and treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) registries.
It has played key role in significant increase in the detection of cases of ductal carcinoma in situ from 5% to 25-30%4-6.
The encouraging results of a small study of women with ductal carcinoma in situ comparing oral tamoxifen to a gel formulation of a tamoxifen metabolite support further testing of local transdermal therapy, investigators report.
Medics found "wide" differences in how hospitals treat ductal carcinoma in situ - which sees some breast duct cells turn cancerous and which is diagnosed in 4,600 women annually.
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) [3] of the breast is a non-obligate precursor of invasive carcinoma which, by definition, involves proliferation of abnormal epithelial cells limited by the basement membrane of the breast ductal system without stromal invasion.