Breast cancer but no scalpel

 

Breast cancer but no scalpelDCIS accounts for 20% of breast cancer and though it’s a non-invasive type of cancer, how you choose to have it treated is directly related to the way your doctor describes it to you.  Get the facts about your options and don’t be swayed by the words your doctor chooses.

“A new survey has suggested that the way in which doctors describe a non-invasive type of breast lesion might affect how women choose to have the abnormal cells treated.

Ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, accounts for about one in every five breast cancer diagnoses in the US. DCIS might spread but is not life-threatening – and some researchers question whether it should be called “cancer”.”

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Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris was born in Europe but has lived in the US for many years. He attended college both in Europe and the US and completed medical school at the University of Texas. Residency and fellowship in oncology was completed at Baylor. Read More...
Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton