Home > Medical > Breast Health > Types of early cancer Types of early cancer All sections in Breast » About Breast » Breast Reconstruction » FAQs » Health Tips » Multimedia » Breast News » Nipple Changes » Non-cancerous Lumps » Real-life Story » Surgery and Cancer » Types of early Cancer Ductal carcinoma in situ DCIS are cancer cells which are confined to the milk ducts of the breast that have not spread to the fatty tissue of the breast or to any other part of the body. Lobular carcinoma in situ The medical term “in situ” means “ in place”. Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) means that abnormal cancer cells are present, but that they have not spread. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Check your breasts How to do a breast self exam load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.