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What causes dcis breast cancer?

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In brief: In one word unknown

Ductal carcinoma in situ dcis is simply the sleeping cancer cells inside the breast ducts, like a garden hose loaded with cancer cells safe if they are inside the duct , once they are out side then is invasive cancer, ready to spread, cause is unknown at this time, from genetic mutations, braca i & ii age, hormonal uses.
Environment , late age pregnancy life style etc are all attributed.

In brief: In one word unknown

Ductal carcinoma in situ dcis is simply the sleeping cancer cells inside the breast ducts, like a garden hose loaded with cancer cells safe if they are inside the duct , once they are out side then is invasive cancer, ready to spread, cause is unknown at this time, from genetic mutations, braca i & ii age, hormonal uses.
Environment , late age pregnancy life style etc are all attributed.
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Unknown

Probably has the same risk factors as any breast cancer.
Having a family history of bc is one of the most common "risk factors", but any woman can develop dcis, just like all women are at some risk for developing breast cancer.

In brief: Unknown

Probably has the same risk factors as any breast cancer.
Having a family history of bc is one of the most common "risk factors", but any woman can develop dcis, just like all women are at some risk for developing breast cancer.
Dr. Richard Orr
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