Understanding Your Pathology Report: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) - high grade intraductal breast

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Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) | Breast condition | Cancer Research UK high grade intraductal breast


Although the size and grade of the DCIS can help predict if it will become invasive, there is currently no way of knowing if this will happen. High-grade DCIS is.

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a common pre-invasive malignancy of the breast, representing approximately 20% of all breast cancer diagnoses. Evidence shows that high-grade DCIS is an aggressive subtype with an overall poorer prognosis than non-high-grade disease.

Treatment based on grouping of DCIS tumors into low grade, high grade, After the biopsy, the pathologist analyzes the piece of breast tissue.