COMET: Ducal Carcinoma in SITU - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
If you choose to join this study, you will:
- Be randomized (like a flip of a coin) into one of two treatment groups:
--- Group 1 will get traditional treatment with radiation, surgery, and chemotherapy
--- Group 2 will have close monitoring of their disease with possible chemotherapy
- Have tests, exams, and procedures that are part of your standard of care and for study purposes
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adult women over age 40 who:
- Have a new diagnosis of DCIS without invasive cancer
- Have no prior history of breast cancer in either breast
What is Involved?
We are doing this study to compare the risks and benefits of the usual treatment approach for DCIS with a close disease-monitoring approach.