Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)

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Ductal Carcinoma 

in Situ (DCIS)

  • ​Also known as intraductal carcinoma
  • Non-invasive breast cancer
  • Abnormal cells have not spread through the ducts into surrounding breast tissue
  • Has not yet spread outside of breast
  • May become invasive breast cancer


 For more detailed coverage of DCIS you may want to read:                                              Boyages, J. (2014). DCIS of the Breast: Taking Control. Beecroft, NSW: BC Publishing.




American Cancer Society