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    Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)

    Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)

    Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the growth of abnormal cells in the milk ducts of the breast. It is a very early form of noninvasive breast cancer.

    DCIS is seen as small calcium deposits (microcalcifications) on a mammogram.

    Current as of: November 20, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology

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