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2011-12-07 11:01:56

In a significant advance for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ, researchers have developed and prospectively validated a multigene test to identify the risk for recurrence of breast cancer.

2011-05-24 08:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc.

2011-03-14 10:53:00

Combining Radiation and Tamoxifen Therapy to Lumpectomy for DCIS Reduces Risk of Cancer Recurrence PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adding radiation and/or tamoxifen therapy to the treatment plan of women who undergo a lumpectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the most common form of non-invasive breast cancer, reduces the risk of a dangerous cancer recurrence, according to a study published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute by physicians at...

2011-03-11 17:08:43

Women with ductal carcinoma in situ—DCIS—who later develop invasive breast cancer in the same breast are at higher risk of dying from breast cancer than those who do not develop invasive disease.

2011-01-06 09:38:32

Non-invasive breast cancer, or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), is commonly treated with either breast-conserving surgery (with or without follow-up radiation) or mastectomy.

2011-01-04 04:00:59

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), or non-invasive breast cancer, is typically treated with either breast-conserving surgery—with or without follow-up radiation—or mastectomy.

2010-11-30 15:17:44

In a new UCSF study of more than 2 million mammogram screenings performed on nearly 700,000 women in the United States, scientists for the first time show a direct link between reduced hormone therapy and declines in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) as well as invasive breast cancer.

2010-07-29 07:05:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent media reports of potential misdiagnosis of early-stage breast cancer may frighten women away from breast cancer screening that could save their lives.


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