Patterns and correlates of local therapy for women with ductal carcinoma-in-situ Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastectomy, Segmental
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • SEER Program

abstract

  • Surgeons are tailoring their recommendations for local therapy options for DCIS based on important clinical factors. Patient attitudes also play an important role in treatment decisions. The substantial influence of both surgeon opinion and patient attitudes should temper concerns about the quality of treatment for women with DCIS.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1819396

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2005.04.028

PubMed ID

  • 15860856

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3001

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 23

number

  • 13