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The chance of a second breast cancer is higher among some Hawai'ian women

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/breast-cancer-after-DCIS-among-Hawaiian-women
Full article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2785310

Women diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), an early form of breast cancer, are more likely to have a second breast cancer diagnosis if they are of Native Hawai'ian, Filipino or Japanese ancestry than women of other racial or ethnic groups. (posted 3/15/22)

Expert Guidelines

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines include the following options for treatment of DCIS:

Following surgery, the NCCN recommends that patients:

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