BY Craig Carson

Before starting breast cancer treatment near her home in Dallas, Brenda Scherer decided to get a second opinion at MD Anderson.

Looking back, she’s glad she did. If she’d stuck with the treatment plan her local medical team had recommended, she would have had the wrong treatment and surgery.

A DCIS breast cancer diagnosis

A kindergarten teacher at the time, Brenda had her annual mammogram during spring break 2017....

DCIS breast cancer survivor Brenda Scherer