Severe depression more common in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ than early-stage invasive breast cancer patients

@article{Gregorowitsch2017SevereDM,
  title={Severe depression more common in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ than early-stage invasive breast cancer patients},
  author={Madelijn L Gregorowitsch and H. J. G. Desir{\'e}e van den Bongard and Danny A Young-Afat and J. Pignol and Carla H. van Gils and Anne M May and Helena Maria Verkooijen},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2017},
  volume={167},
  pages={205-213}
}
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is associated with an excellent prognosis; historical studies have shown similar levels of psychological distress in patients with DCIS and with early-stage invasive breast cancer (early-IBC). It is suggested that these results might have led to better patient education about prognosis after DCIS. This study reports the… CONTINUE READING