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Topics Covered

  • Understanding Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Diagnostic Testing: Determining Type, Grade and Hormone-Receptor Status
  • Standard of Care
  • The Role of Surgery, Radiation and Adjuvant Therapy
  • How Clinical Trials Contribute to Your Treatment Options
  • Follow-Up Care Plan
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Julie R. Gralow, MD
Professor, Medical Oncology, Director of Breast Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD
Breast Oncology Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Ruth Oratz, MD, FACP
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine
Patricia Spicer, MSW
Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 11, 2012.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.