Educational Case: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)

Miglena K. Komforti, Bryan E. Harmon

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The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAcademic Pathology
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • biomarkers
  • breast
  • calcifications
  • carcinoma
  • DCIS
  • ductal carcinoma in situ
  • organ system pathology
  • pathology competencies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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