Carcinoma in situ (CIS) is also called situ neoplasm. Situ neoplasm is the collection of abnormal cells in its place. CIS usually don't form tumor but flat lesion in the skin, cervix, etc. Many forms of carcinoma in situ are progressed into cancer where surgical removal of the tumor is recommended. Some forms of CIS can be removed through endoscopy without conventional surgical resection. There are different types of carcinoma in situ are:
Lobular carcinoma in situ
Ductal carcinoma in situ
Cervical carcinoma in situ
Some of the symptoms of Carcinoma in situ:
The symptoms of CIS depend on the place of the carcinoma affected.
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS):-
A lump in the
A rash on the nipple
Fluid or discharge from the nipple
Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS):-
Microcalcifications on mammogram
Lump on breast or abnormal area
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor if you have signs of Carcinoma in situ. Early diagnosis and treatment may help in quick recovery.