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Is There An Association Between DCIS and Breast Cancer Mortality?

How effective is surgical treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) at preventing an invasive recurrence of breast cancer? Treatment is intended to significantly lessen the lifetime risk of breast cancer and breast cancer-related mortality, but are patients diagnosed with DCIS still at risk for experiencing poor outcomes? A recent study in JAMA Network Open…

Can the Type of Breast Cancer Surgery Affect Psychosocial Health in Young Patients?

Breast cancer is an incredibly fraught experience for patients. Even beyond the diagnosis and treatment, the experience can create emotional issues that linger long after remission. Patients can have issues related to body image that can dramatically affect their self-esteem and sexuality as they work to regain a sense of normality in their daily lives.…

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