Questions for Discussion with answers:

  1. What is DCIS?  Answers
  2. What is its epidemiology?  Answers
  3. What are the usual presenting manifestations?  Answers
  4. How does one establish the diagnosis?  Answers
  5. What are the histologic types of DCIS and how do they differ prognostically?  Answers
  6. What treatment options does a patient with DCIS have today?  Answers
  7. Describe the evolution and rationale of current treatment for DCIS.  Answers
  8. What are the predictive factors for ipsilateral breast recurrence?  Answers
  9. Should sentinal node biopsy be done in DCIS?  Answers
  10. What is the role of adjuvant hormonal therapy for DCIS?  Answers