The prognosis and management of women with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a review

by Ghersi, Davina|Simes, John

NHMRC National Breast Cancer Centre, Kings Cross, NSW, 1998

In the absence of NHMRC clinical practice guidelines for the management of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), this literature review sets out the levels of evidence for using radiotherapy, mastectomy, lumpectomy and Tamoxifen to reduce the risk of: DCIS local recurrence, invasive local recurrence, metastatic disease, and death from breast cancer.

Categories: Breast Cancer, Precancer

Subjects: Best practice, Breast cancer, Clinical practice guidelines, Ductal carcinoma in situ, Literature reviews, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, Prognosis, Radiotherapy, Tamoxifen

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