Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you first visit your doctor. You can also understand what might help your medical team to plan your treatment if you do have cancer.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Breast cancer, DCIS (ductal cell carcinoma in situ)

    Staging, grading and cell type

    Knowing the grade and type of the DCIS cells helps your doctors plan the best treatment for you.

  • General information

    My Cancer Treatment

    Macmillan is supporting a new online tool to help you make decisions about your treatment and care. The tool currently only covers England.

  • Breast cancer, DCIS (ductal cell carcinoma in situ)

    Treatment overview

    Most women will have surgery to remove the cancer. You may also have other treatments to reduce the risk of it coming back.