18 doctors weighed in:
Is dcis breast cancer genetic?
18 doctors weighed in

Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
9 doctors agree
In brief: It can be
Dcis, the earliest form of breast cancer, can be associated with brca mutations.
13% of women under 50 diagnosed with dcis had a brca mutation in retrospective (looking backwards) studies. Women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer or dcis before age 50 should have genetic counseling. For more info: http://clincancerres.Aacrjournals.Org/content/13/14/4306.Full.

In brief: It can be
Dcis, the earliest form of breast cancer, can be associated with brca mutations.
13% of women under 50 diagnosed with dcis had a brca mutation in retrospective (looking backwards) studies. Women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer or dcis before age 50 should have genetic counseling. For more info: http://clincancerres.Aacrjournals.Org/content/13/14/4306.Full.
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Mark Pack
Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Breast Cancer does
Have a genetic component.

In brief: Breast Cancer does
Have a genetic component.
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Michael Sabel
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
The risk factors for dcis are the same as for invasive breast cancer, including family history.
So if you have a family history if any type of breast cancer, either invasive or non-invasive, you are at increased risk.

In brief: Yes
The risk factors for dcis are the same as for invasive breast cancer, including family history.
So if you have a family history if any type of breast cancer, either invasive or non-invasive, you are at increased risk.
Dr. Michael Sabel
Dr. Michael Sabel
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Possible
It is possible. Although the majority of women with breast cancer have no family history of breast cancer.

In brief: Possible
It is possible. Although the majority of women with breast cancer have no family history of breast cancer.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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