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Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

  • Isabel Alvarado-Cabrero
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Abstract

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a malignant, clonal proliferation of cells growing within the basement membrane-bound structures of the breast, with no evidence of invasion into the surrounding stroma [1]. The increased use of screening mammography has led to a significant increase in the diagnosis of earlier stage breast cancers, including DCIS.

Keywords

Intraductal Carcinoma Low-grade Intermediate-grade High-grade Breast 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Alvarado-Cabrero
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  1. 1.Department of Pathology, Hospital de Oncologia, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXIInstituto Mexicano del Seguro SocialMexico CityMexico

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