NCCN Quick Guide™ | Noninvasive Breast Cancer

1 of 2 NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Breast Cancer – Noninvasive, 2018 This NCCNQUICK GUIDE tm sheet summarizes key points from the complete NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Breast Cancer – Noninvasive . T hese guidelines explain which tests and treatments are recommended by experts in cancer. To view and download the guidelines, visit NCC N.or g/patients or, to order printed copies, visit What is noninvasive breast cancer? It is a cancer of breast cells that haven’t grown into the breast’s fatty tissue. 10 There are two types. DCIS ( d uctal c arcinoma i n s itu) is only in the breast ducts. Paget disease of the nipple is only in the nipple, areola, or both. 12 How is Paget disease treated? „„ Paget disease is a rare type of breast cancer. 15 „„ An exam and imaging of your breast will be done to assess for abnormal tissue. 15 „„ Tissue that may have cancer will be removed and tested. 17 „„ Most people with Paget disease have cancer elsewhere in their breast. 18 „„ For Paget disease only, your nipple-areola complex or whole breast may be removed. You may receive radiation therapy after the nipple-areola complex is removed. 18 „„ Talk to your doctor about ways to prevent a second breast cancer. 18 „„ After treatment ends, breast cancer tests are needed once or twice a year. 19 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® Page Number Ü NCCN GUIDELINES FOR PATIENTS ® NCCN QUICK GUIDE tm Breast Cancer Noninvasive 2018