Treating DCIS and what to expect

  • Making treatment decisions

    Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. Having the right information will help you make the right decision for you.

  • Surgery

    Surgery involves removing all or part of the cancer with an operation. It is an important treatment for many cancers.

  • Radiotherapy

    Radiotherapy is the use of high-energy rays, usually x-rays and similar rays (such as electrons) to treat cancer.

  • Hormonal therapies

    Find out about different hormonal therapies and how they work.

  • After treatment

    You have regular check-ups and mammograms after treatment. Your nurse will advise you on managing the different effects of treatment.

  • Clinical trials

    Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

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Understanding DCIS

and what it is


the symptoms, causes and risk factors of DCIS


the practical, work and financial side


with and after DCIS treatment


and publications to order, download and print