A 33-year-old member asked:
the decision was that i have lobular carcinoma in situ. what is it?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi answered
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 mastectomy. Lcis is a risk not a cancer, but the lobular invasive cancer can pose detection problems. Discuss this with a breast cancer team. I would watch very carefully. Lobular cancer makes up only 15% of invasive cancer.
Answered on Nov 24, 2012
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