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DCISductal carcinoma in situ.
DCISDuctal carcinoma in situ, see there.
ductal carcinoma in situ of breast,
Lumpectomy is the most common treatment, followed by radiation. Mastectomy may be recommended if multiple areas are found or if there is a strong family history of breast cancer.
Patient discussion about DCIS
Q. Hi all. I was diagnosed with DCIS in April. Had a lumpectomy about 3 cm and it was removed. Am I cured fully? Hi all. I was diagnosed with DCIS in April. Had a lumpectomy about 3 cm and it was removed. I then had 28 radiation and 4 boosters. I went to the cancer center for my checkup and the doctor said nothing to worry. They didn’t advice me further follow up and I am normal for the past 6 months and not even taking tamoxifen. I am quite normal like others. Am I cured fully?
Q. My wife is diagnosed with DCIS type of breast cancer. My wife is diagnosed with DCIS type of breast cancer. Doctors had staged my wife`s cancer as low. She is still due for some tests which she will soon have. Doctor have told that there is nothing much to worry so why are they taking so many tests?