Health & wellness

Health

When the writer becomes the patient

A health journalist who has written about changing guidelines for breast cancer screenings finds herself caught between statistics and personal decisions

Understanding DCIS

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a noninvasive condition in which abnormal cells are found in the lining of a breast duct. Abnormal cells have not spread outside the duct to other tissues in the breast.

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