Decision-making regards to screening, treating and monitoring of DCIS can be challenging, especially in the face of fear, uncertainty and confusion. The most important question to ask yourself at every step of the way is, am I making an INFORMED decision? Have I asked the right questions? Do I know ALL my options? Or, am I feeling rushed, pressured and scared to move quickly?
This site is all about taking your time, gathering resources and feeling supported.
You can learn the basics about DCIS by reading MD Anderson’s 2010 DCIS report to physicians and Dr. Shelley Hwang and Liz McLoughlin’s collaborative pamphlet. Dr. Susan Love’s The Breast Book is also an excellent way to educate yourself on the basics of DCIS.