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Definition of DCIS
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- 'D'uctal 'C'arcinoma 'I'n 'S'itu
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Medical Malpractice (2007)
A Physician's Sourcebook by Richard E. Anderson
DCIS is a premalignant lesion that may be treated surgically to obtain negative margins and sometimes with radiation therapy or mastectomy. In contrast, LCIS and ADH are regarded as “markers” for increased risk involving both breasts and ...
Breast Pathology (2014)
by Melinda Sanders, MD, Jean Simpson, MD
Dcis is a nonobligate precursor to invasive cancer. there is strong evidence that Dcis is a spectrum of disease ranging from extensive, high-grade lesions, most likely requiring mastectomy for eradication, to small, low-grade lesions, which can ...
by Medifocus. com Inc., Elliot Jacob, Ph.d.
By definition, DCIS is a non-invasive form of breast cancer because the cancer cells are confined to the milk ducts of the breast. Ductal carcinoma in situ is sometimes described as "pre-cancerous", "pre-invasive", "non-invasive", or " intraductal ...
The Breast (2009)
Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases by Kirby I. Bland, Edward M. Copeland III
Currently, the term DCIS refers to patterns of abnormal epithelial cell proliferation associated with a prominent involvement of true ducts within the in situ carcinoma category and has a high risk of local recurrence without adequate local ...
Cytology E-Book (2009)
Diagnostic Principles and Clinical Correlates by Edmund S. Cibas, Barbara S. Ducatman
Spindle cell DCIS is a rare entity that may be indistinguishable from metaplastic carcinoma.227 Angiosarcomas may present as a secondary lesion after breast carcinoma. The cells may occasional appear spindle-shaped and epithelial.
Breast Cancer Epidemiology (2009)
by Christopher Li
DCIS is a proliferation of presumably malignant epithelial cells confined to the mammary ducts and lobules without demonstrable evidence of invasion through the basement membrane into the surrounding stroma (Harris et al. 1997). DCIS is ...
Tumor Diagnosis 2Ed (2005)
Practical approach and pattern analysis by Awatif Al-Nafussi
Neuroendocrine DCIS Endocrine DCIS is an uncommon entity, and is predominantly a disease of older women. It is frequently accompanied by papillomas in the vicinity, and may present as nipple discharge. Histologically, it shows expansile ...
by Larry E. Sullivan
The DCIS conducts all personnel investigations for all components of the DoD. It investigates criminal, civil, and administrative violations impacting the DoD. These investigations primarily involve contract and procurement fraud, antitrust ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
DCIS. see DUCTAL CARCINOMA IN SITU. DCR. see DACRYOCYSTORHINOSTOMY. Ddimer n. a protein measured in a blood test to diagnose thrombosis. Although a negative result practically rules out thrombosis, a positive result can ...
Cheese may also be used in the preparation of an array of dehydrated cheesebased ingredients (DCIs), including dried cheeses, cheese powders, and enzymemodified cheeses. Compared to natural cheeses, these products are more stable ...
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