NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Breast Cancer - Carcinoma in Situ
, Version 1.2016
• DCIS should be tested to see if it is estrogen-
receptor positive or negative.
• Genetic counseling can help assess if you
have hereditary breast cancer.
• Most women with DCIS are treated with
breast-conserving therapy or a total
• Lifestyle changes, endocrine therapy, and
surgery help to prevent future breast cancer.
• Follow-up care includes breast exams by your
doctor and yourself as well as mammograms.