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Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is the growth of abnormal cells in the milk ducts of the breast. It is a very early form of noninvasive breast cancer.

DCIS is seen as small calcium deposits (microcalcifications) on a mammogram.

 
 

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