Breast is the worst: another case!
42 year old healthy female diagnosed with a huge DCIS , received mastectomy and sentinel lymph node dissection. Inside the 11cm big DCIS, 2 invasive ductal carcinomas were found, biggest one was 2.2cm in diameter. Axillary status is pN1 with a micrometastasis in 1 / 3 nodes (0.5 mm), no ECE. Reconstruction was performed with an implant. Oncotype Dx score is 12, so no chemotherapy. So, it's a pT2(m) pN1 (1/3mi) cM0 L0 V0 Pn0 R0 ER100% PR10% Her2- G2 invasive ductal carcinoma. Looking... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Palex80 Tags: Radiation Oncology Source Type: forums

Re: Invasive breast cancer and breast cancer mortality after ductal carcinoma in situ in women attending for breast screening in England, 1988-2014: population based observational cohort study
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Source: BMJ Comments - October 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

state of field
Looking at editors choice, while in a really bad mood, but think legitimate points here. New Editor's Choice citations and comments have been filed in your ACR Journal Advisor Radiation Oncology library. This month's titles include: Breast: Refined estimates of local recurrence risks by DCIS score adjusting... state of field (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RickyScott Tags: Radiation Oncology Source Type: forums

PMRT for this patient?
Dear colleagues, i need your opinion concerning this patient: 44 yo patient diagnosed of a bifocal mass of the right breast 5*2*3 cm , UOQ, cN0 , no suspiscious nodes on MRI biopsy showed a poorly differentiated IDC with extensive high grade DCIS, HR neg, Her2 positive she received neoadjuvant chemotherapy with complete response. pathology of the radical right mastectomy with sentinel node showed: no residual tumor, 0/1 LN, LVSI was not specified. do you give PMRT taking into... PMRT for this patient? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kroll2013 Tags: Radiation Oncology Source Type: forums

5-day breast radiation probably a new standard
Prediction: Moving from ~16-day or ~33-day radiation to a shorter 5-day course likely to be recommended by ASTRO at some point in future for DCIS/low-risk invasive. Partial Breast Irradiation Effective, Convenient Treatment Option for Low-Risk Breast Cancer (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: scarbrtj Tags: Radiation Oncology Source Type: forums

Re: Death from ductal carcinoma in situ is very low except in young and black women, US data show
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Source: BMJ Comments - August 21, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: forums