Free patient booklet on ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Our patient booklet, DCIS: What You Need to Know, helps women diagnosed with DCIS understand the difference between DCIS and Stage 1 breast cancer, and discuss treatment options with their doctor. It was funded by a grant from the DC Cancer Consortium through the Department of Health, Government of the District of Columbia, with additional support from the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation.

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Can Belly Fat Cause Cancer?

Belly fat is common among men and women. But did you know that having an “apple” body shape due to belly fat can increase your chances of developing cancer even if you are not overweight? Find out why belly fat is dangerous and what you can do to reduce risks.

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Third-Hand Smoke

Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery, and it can cause serious health problems.

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