A new meta-analysis from the Wesseling lab at NKI indicate 6 prognostic factors which may predict invasive breast cancer recurrence after DCIS diagnosis. Lindy Visser, PhD student in the Wesseling group, together with colleagues from NKI published a systematic review in the journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention on 1,781 studies selected from PubMed based on specific criteria to assess the risk of ipsilateral breast cancer after an initial diagnosis and treatment of DCIS. Further research in this direction might lead to a better DCIS treatment and management options in the future.
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