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Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

New Studies for an Old Story: Mammography Screening Isn't Saving Lives

Fran Visco | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Fran Visco

We need to refocus our resources and attention on the two things that really matter: (1) stopping men and women from getting breast cancer in the first place -- primary prevention; and (2) preventing metastasis if they do.

Are All Appearances What They Seem? New Insights Into DCIS

Susan M. Love | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

We will need to finally figure out the anatomy of the breast ducts and develop reliable ways to image and monitor them -- which is something Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is committed to doing. If DCIS is really just like rust in the pipes, maybe the next step is to figure out how to squirt something like Drano down the duct and clean them out!

40 Years Later, Relearning That Sometimes Less Is More in Breast Cancer

Karuna Jaggar | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Karuna Jaggar

Given the toll treatment can take, every woman should be able to make her own decisions about her health care based on her values and priorities -- and to do so women need access to independent evidence-based data to inform their decisions.

The Irresponsibility of the NYT, Peggy Orenstein and Why You Must Mammogram

Tara L. Meltzer | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Tara L. Meltzer

Breast cancer was never a part of the language of my life. It didn't lurk in the corners of my childhood or adolescence. And when stories cropped up in my adult years, they belonged to someone else; friends of friends or the mother, aunt or sister of so-and-so.

'You Should Apologize for Saying You Had Cancer (Because The New York Times Says it Probably Wasn't Cancer)'

Laura Zigman | Posted 02.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Zigman

I'm not a doctor, but from what I was told, and from all that I've read over the years, cancer is cancer.

Breast Cancer's Other Survivors

Laura Goldstein | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Goldstein

Questioning whether early detection does more harm than good sometimes makes me feel like a traitor to the pink-ribbon sisterhood, and I take some comfort in the fact that public opinion is finally catching up with me.

Wanda Sykes Diagnosed With DCIS Breast Cancer: What Is It?

Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices

Not all breast cancer is created equal. When comedienne Wanda Sykes opened up about her battle with the disease last week, she named ductal carcinoma ...

Cancer is a Bitch: An Interview with Author Gail Konop Baker

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Gail Konop Baker: "Receiving a cancer diagnosis is like being forced to walk through fire. It isn't something you choose. It isn't something you can conjure in your mind."