1 in 5 Breast Cancer Diagnoses Are DCIS
It's known as stage 0 cancer or pre-cancer, and doctors often recommend a mastectomy or lumpectomy. But 70% of these women may never develop invasive cancer. Now, a study tries to determine what the best first-line treatment should be.
Treatment unchanged for 40 years
Mammograms: The Best Way To Find Breast Cancer Early
According to the CDC, "Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms." Yet there are underinsured women in the U.S. who still don't have access to mammograms, even as the rate of breast cancer continues to grow. We're working hard to fill that gap.
Many states have long waiting lists for mammograms, and women in need are being turned away. You can help!Learn How