Understanding ductal carcinoma in situ: A step in the right direction Article Report uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Lymph Node Excision
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

abstract

  • The risk of breast carcinoma-related death for women with ductal carcinoma in situ is low, regardless of histologic characteristics or method of treatment. Radiotherapy reduces the risk of disease recurrence in the breast, and awareness of the magnitude of benefit is useful in counseling patients regarding treatment.

publication date

  • August 1999

Research

keywords

  • Report

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19990801)86:3<375::AID-CNCR2>3.0.CO;2-L

PubMed ID

  • 10430242

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 375

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 86

number

  • 3