Radiation Oncology

Ductal Carcinoma In Situ   

Questions discussed in this category



Would this be considered acceptable in an older woman with high grade disease?

I sometimes receive pathology reports that state the margin is negative but do not quantify DCIS proximity to margin. I typically like a margin of 2-3...

I'm not sure how to interpret the results of the study published in JNCI earlier this year.

Has the recent 12-year ECOG update for surgical excision of DCIS without radiation therapy changed your practice management?


Papers discussed in this category


J Clin Oncol, 2015 Mar 1

J. Clin. Oncol., 2015 Sep 14

J Natl Cancer Inst, 2013 May 15

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2012 Sep 10

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2011 May 1

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2011 Nov 1

J Clin Oncol, 2006 Mar 1

J Clin Oncol, 2014 May 10