Dr. Harness shares if ductal carcinoma in situ (a type of tumor which primarily presents in the ducts of a gland) is a fatal diagnosis.
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Very, very, very uncommonly and then therefore by definition, it’s really not in situ. It may have been called in situ if you track all patients with in situ breast cancer, and like 1% mortality rate has been associated with the disease which means that the pathologist originally missed the area of invasive cancer. If the cancer is purely in situ, then it is not fatal.
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