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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
LCIS : Lobular-carcinoma-in-situ (lcis) is a microscopic finding on breast biopsy that is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in either breast ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Also called lobular: Neoplasia...It forecasts that you will develop a breast cancer in either breast. Some used to do "mirror" biopsies. Others contemplate bilateral maste ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Sundararaman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes BUT: We need to consider that this is probably lobular "neoplasia" vs. Cis. That being said we still feel this is marker of increased cancer risk. We shoul ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chemo and cancer: Dealing with cancer and its treatment is not something easy to do in many cases. Not only it is affecting your physical condition, emotionally, you ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Type of breast ca: About 15% of breast cancers are the lobular type. They develop from the milk-producing lobules in the breast. They are usually estrogen receptor posit ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Biopsy: The only way to definitively diagnose any cancer is by obtaining a tissue sample via a biopsy. For breast cancer this can be done as a core needle bio ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
It depends.: Your chance for cure or prognosis is primarily dependent on your stage of cancer rather than the type (lobular, ductal, etc.). The cancer stage is b ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Mastectomy: Mastectomy and lumpectomy are the 2 standard surgical procedures for breast cancer. Most evidence suggests they are equally effective in treating thi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Although both are breast cancers they are different in the significance attached to them. Lobular carcinoma is more likely to be larger, lymph node p ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Different: Lobular carcinoma is less common and often does not form a lump. Please see these sites for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/inva ... Read More

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