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COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb.
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.
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), or non-invasive breast cancer, is typically treated with either breast-conserving surgeryâ€”with or without follow-up radiationâ€”or mastectomy.
More than 200,000 women will develop breast cancer in 2010.
Having a yearly mammogram greatly reduces the risk of mastectomy following breast cancer in women between the ages of 40 and 50.
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.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer killer in women, but yet some are still worried that the radiation from the mammography might induce breast cancer.
Being a current smoker or having a history of smoking significantly increased the risk of breast cancer progression and overall death among a group of multiethnic women with breast cancer.
Puerto Rican women who had breast cancer that lacked estrogen and progesterone receptors and did not overexpress the HER2neu protein (triple-negative) had worse survival than those with other types of invasive breast cancer.
About half of women who require radiation therapy after they have had a mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction develop complications that necessitate a return to the operating room, but pre- or post-mastectomy chemotherapy does not appear to be associated with the need for additional procedures.
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