ductal carcinoma in situ


: any of a histologically variable group of precancerous growths or early carcinomas of the lactiferous ducts that have the potential of becoming invasive and spreading to other tissues
abbreviation DCIS

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“Ductal carcinoma in situ.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ductal%20carcinoma%20in%20situ. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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