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ALH: Atypical lobular hyperplasia (alh) is an overgrowth of the cells lining the lobules which are the sacks at the ends of the breast ducts and the cells look different from the normal lobular cells. The finding of atypia (alh or ADH - atypical ductal hyperplasia) is a risk marker for future breast cancer. Depending on how the alh was found further biopsy may be needed to r/o early cancer changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What vitamins and supplements are safe or good to take to improve health after a diagnosis of atypical lobular hyperplasia?
Expect little help: You're welcome to supplement with a cheap multivitamin-and-mineral tablet; i think this is a good idea, but no supplement i know is going to be helpful in dealing with the atypical lobular hyperplasia. Instead, simply keep up the vigilance your physicians have recommended, and should you have progression to cancer, you are most likely to get a cure. Good luck. ...Read more
With a previous diagnosis of atypical lobular hyperplasia, is it wiser to terminate a pregnancy at age 49 to avoid increase breast cancer risk?
No simple answer: This question is too complex to answer in this format--please see a breast surgeon to discuss. Population studies note a higher risk of breast cancer just after pregnancies, likely related to women who have existing (hormone-sensitive) cancers in their breast during pregnancy. Also, first pregnancies late in life are associated w/increase breast ca risk. How this might affect you is hard to know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sir, can a patent affected by invasive lobular carconima can do any type of exercise and diet restriction, if yes which one.... Plzz help me out....
Yes, probably: Continuing with aerobic exercise is a good thing and helps the body be strong. The amount of exercise you do can be affected by where the cancer is and to what degree it affects the heart and lungs. Your doctor can give you advice on your particular circumstances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast cancer: I suspect you're referring to breast cancer. At this point, the best next step is to consult oncologist as he may suggest further steps. You may need medication or you may need surgery and medication. There are other factors that play determining role in treatment selection such as tumor size, its spread, lymph node involvement, certain gene or/and receptor presence. ...Read more
Biopsy: The only way to make a diagnosis of ilc is by biopsy (usually needle biopsy). The problem with ilc is that it often does not show up on a mammogram or sonogram until it is large or a lump can be felt. That is why the diagnosis of ilc is often made later than other types of breast cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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