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Bilateral Mastectomy in DCIS May Be Overtreatment

Women who undergo bilateral mastectomy for the treatment of DCIS may be overtreated, according to the results of a new study.

'Unique' DCIS Study: Double Mastectomy Not Needed

When ductal carcinoma in situ occurs in one breast, bilateral mastectomy is overtreatment, according to new research (but it is nonetheless on the rise in the United States). Medscape Medical News

Breast RT Boost Helps Reduce Ipsilateral Recurrence in DCIS

A radiotherapy (RT) boost to the tumor bed after whole-breast RT for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) appears to reduce ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence (IBTR), according to a retrospective analysis...

Surgical and social perspectives on nipple sparing mastectomy

Dr Galimberti speaks with ecancer at the 2017 St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference about nipple sparing mastectomy, a surgical technique which aims to maintain the nipple and areola in r...

Hoag Physicians Selected to Teach Unique Breast Conserving Operative Technique at National Meeting for The American Society of Breast Surgeons

Newport Beach, CA, May 01, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Melvin J. Silverstein, M.D., Hoag Breast Center Medical Director and the Gross Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery and Nirav Sav...

Radiologists May Predict Presence of DCIS

Radiologist-assigned estimated percentage likelihood can predict the presence of DCIS.

Decision Making in the Surgical Management of Invasive Breast Cancer—Part 1: Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Breast-conserving surgery and mastectomy are equivalent treatments for invasive breast cancer patients in terms of overall survival. For the majority of patients, successful breast conservation requir...

Do You Need A Mastectomy?

Everyone remembers the iconic moment in 2013 when Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy to protect herself from cancer. Jolie had undergone genetic testing, which had revealed that she ca...

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Controversies in the Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ.

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) accounts for 20% of all newly diagnosed breast cancers. Mastectomy was once the gold standard for the treatment of DCIS; however, breast-conserving surgery (BCS) has be...

Is Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection Necessary in All Patients with Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Undergoing Total Mastectomy?

When ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is found on core needle biopsy, rates of upgrade to invasive cancer of 25 per cent and nodal positivity of 10 per cent have been reported. Sentinel lymph node diss...

The Relationships between HER2 Overexpression and DCIS Characteristics.

The aim of this study was to demonstrate the correlation between human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) overexpression and some poor prognosis factors in patients affected by ductal carcinoma...

Impact of Preoperative Breast MR Imaging and MR-guided Surgery on Diagnosis and Surgical Outcome of Women with Invasive Breast Cancer with and without DCIS Component.

Purpose To (a) compare the diagnostic accuracy of breast magnetic resonance (MR) imaging with that of conventional imaging (digital mammography and breast ultrasonography) in the identification of duc...

Oncoplastic breast conservation surgery is oncologically safe when compared to wide local excision and mastectomy.

Support for the oncological safety of oncoplastic breast conservation surgery (OBCS) is mostly based on evidence comparing recurrence rates after OBCS to wide local excision (WLE). However, OBCS is of...

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