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I am getting a diagnosis of dcis then a bilateral mastectomy preformed, what follow up treatment is good or needed?

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Dr. Aruna Mani
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: No further treatment

If you had a bilateral mastectomy for DCIS, no further treatment is necessary.
If you have a lumpectomy you will need radiation afterwards and 5 years of tamoxifen if the DCIS is estrogen receptor positive and if there is no contraindication to taking tamoxifen.

In brief: No further treatment

If you had a bilateral mastectomy for DCIS, no further treatment is necessary.
If you have a lumpectomy you will need radiation afterwards and 5 years of tamoxifen if the DCIS is estrogen receptor positive and if there is no contraindication to taking tamoxifen.
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