Dr. Harness shares if ductal carcinoma in situ (a type of tumor which primarily presents in the ducts of a gland) is a genetic condition.
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Family history is important in in-situ breast cancer particularly first degree relatives are involved including mother, maternal aunt, people of that sort and being diligent about having screening mammograms done because finding the cancer early is key to any potential cure. Is in-situ breast cancer contagious? Not that we know of. Is research being done about possible viruses like we have in cervical cancer? Yes, that research is being done hasn’t yield with anything yet.