Management of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ of the Breastenglish
Version: 3 ID: 1-10 Jan 2018
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Current
Women with DCIS.
- What is the optimal surgical management of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast?
- Should breast irradiation be offered to women with DCIS, following breast-conserving surgery (defined as excision of the tumour with microscopically clear resection margins)? Are there patients who could be spared breast irradiation post–breast-conserving surgery for DCIS?
- What is the role of tamoxifen in the management of DCIS?
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