Intraductal Carcinoma

Intraductal carcinoma is a noninvasive condition in which abnormal cells are found in the lining of a breast duct. The abnormal cells have not spread outside the duct to other tissues in the breast. In some cases, intraductal carcinoma may become invasive cancer and spread to other tissues, although it is not known at this time how to predict which lesions will become invasive. Also called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS).

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Intraductal Carcinoma - Epidemiology
... Intraductal carcinoma can be easily detected with mammographies but is rarely palpable, so it can not generally be found during manual examination by patients or medical professionals ... Because intraductal carcinoma is normally found early and it is treated or managed, it is difficult to say what occurs if left untreated ...