Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 19th, 2000
At issue is "ductal carcinoma in situ," or DCIS, a tumor that forms inside milk ducts in the breast and usually is discovered by mammography. This is the earliest, highly curable form of breast cancer, and women typically receive a lumpectomy - removal of the tumor - followed by radiation.
The new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, analyzed the long-term outcomes of 146 Michigan...
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