DCIS Treatment Options
The choice of whether surgery is required or what surgery is best for you can be a difficult decision to make. After reviewing your diagnosis in clinic, the breast surgeon can work with you to arrive at a shared decision that balances your peace of mind, your cosmetic expectations as well as the treatment for your breast cancer.
Is DCIS Cancer?
DCIS is sometimes referred to as "pre-cancer" or "stage 0" breast cancer. A DCIS diagnosis indicates that cancerous cells were found inside the lactiferous ducts of the breast, usually during a routine mammogram, but have not spread. The cells can develop into cancer if left untreated.
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