Since I found out I had DCIS five years ago, I have talked with many women who also have DCIS. It's considered stage 0 breast cancer, but that doesn't mean there are zero risks. This is my story.
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Every year, 60,000 women in this country are diagnosed with DCIS or stage 0 breast cancer. In a recently published study, researchers analyzed the medical data of 100,000 women with DCIS to see what happened to them 10 and 20 years after they were diagnosed. Sharon Vaznis and I discuss their findings on the Morning [...]
I am one of 60,000 women in the US diagnosed every year with Stage 0 breast cancer (DCIS). A new study suggests that treating DCIS is not always necessary.
Sharing my DCIS story with Sharon Rose Vaznis and reminding women to get their mammograms. […]
When the radiologist said the spots on my mammogram might be DCIS I didn't know what it was. I soon found out — stage 0 breast cancer. This is my story.
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