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.

Current as of: November 20, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology