Dr. Harness shares what the symptoms are for ductal carcinmoa in situ (a type of tumor which primarily presents in the ducts of a gland).
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Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Symptoms Couple of things. First of all, most In Situ breast cancers are not symptomatic. Very small percentage of women can actually have a spontaneous one breast having a clear nipple discharge, not very common. So again, most In Situ cancers are not symptomatic. More so in Europe and elsewhere in the world that in the United States, they can occasionally growing to lump in the breast, a mass. We don’t see that very often because of the amount of screening we do in the United States, but my colleagues around the world actually will have palpable lumps of the breast, take them out and in fact that lump is all an In Situ breast cancer. But typical patient probably doesn’t have any symptoms at all.