Patterns of care analysis among women with ductal carcinoma in situ in North Carolina.

@article{Jackson2008PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of care analysis among women with ductal carcinoma in situ in North Carolina.},
  author={Leron C Jackson and Fabian Camacho and E. A. Levine and Roger T. Anderson and John H. Stewart},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={195 2},
  pages={164-9}
}
BACKGROUND Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast comprises approximately 25% of new breast cancer cases. The aim of this study was to delineate patterns of care for women with DCIS as related to age, tumor characteristics, and race/ethnicity. Further study goals included the identification of predictors of breast-conserving surgery (BCS), adjuvant radiation, and/or hormonal therapy, as well as breast reconstruction after mastectomy. METHODS The North Carolina Cancer Registry was… CONTINUE READING

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