Tag Archive: DCIS

Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

New diagnostic breast cancer test now available in Ireland

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The HSE National Cancer Control Programme has confirmed this week that agreement has been reached to allow for the diagnostic test Oncotype DX  to be made available to appropriate breast cancer patients in… Continue reading

Latest research on treatment of DCIS

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Women with the most common type of non-invasive breast cancer known as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are significantly less likely to develop invasive disease if they are given radiotherapy after surgery, and the effect… Continue reading

Friday Round-Up

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Today I am introducing a new regular feature on the JBBC blog – a weekly round up of the best of the blogs over the past week. Do let me know if you have read… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Today’s poem comes from the pen of Jackie Fox, a breast cancer survivor and writer living in Nebraska. Jackie is the author of  From Zero to Mastectomy: What I Learned and You Need to… Continue reading

Healing with Words

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I have just finished reading Diana Raab’s marvellous book Healing with Words.  The inspiration to write this book came from the author’s having been diagnosed with two cancers in five years. Her diagnosis and surgery in… Continue reading

Martina Navratilova diagnosed with breast cancer

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You have probably heard by now that tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a non-invasive form of breast cancer Reading her PEOPLE interview I was very… Continue reading

At risk women not having mammograms

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Women who have been treated for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) tend to stop following the recommended guidelines for mammography screening over time, despite the fact that they still have a higher-than-average risk… Continue reading

Treating Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

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There are many different types of breast cancer and the type with which I was diagnosed was Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). DCIS is a condition in which a spectrum of abnormal cells… Continue reading