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I have lobular neoplasia. Is it a likely that i will develop breast cancer in the future?
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In brief: Sightly increased...
There is a slightly increased risk of breast cancer with lobular neoplasia, but the majority of women with this diagnosis do not get breast cancer. Some sites describe a 7 to 11 times increased risk for future breast cancer. Tamoxifen may be a consideration for breast cancer prevention.
See a breast specialist and consider genetic testing for breast cancer risk analysis.

In brief: Sightly increased...
There is a slightly increased risk of breast cancer with lobular neoplasia, but the majority of women with this diagnosis do not get breast cancer. Some sites describe a 7 to 11 times increased risk for future breast cancer. Tamoxifen may be a consideration for breast cancer prevention.
See a breast specialist and consider genetic testing for breast cancer risk analysis.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
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In brief: Increased risk
Lobular neoplasia applies to a range of pathologic changes such as atypical lobular hyperplasia (alh) to lobular carcinoma in situ (lcis).
These changes are considered a marker for increased risk for breast cancer of about 30-40% over your life time (average risk is about 12.5%). There are risk reduction strategies that you can employ. It is best to discuss with a breast care specialist to explore these options. Please also check the following link for more info: http://www.Breastcancer.Org/symptoms/types/lcis/cancer_risk.

In brief: Increased risk
Lobular neoplasia applies to a range of pathologic changes such as atypical lobular hyperplasia (alh) to lobular carcinoma in situ (lcis).
These changes are considered a marker for increased risk for breast cancer of about 30-40% over your life time (average risk is about 12.5%). There are risk reduction strategies that you can employ. It is best to discuss with a breast care specialist to explore these options. Please also check the following link for more info: http://www.Breastcancer.Org/symptoms/types/lcis/cancer_risk.
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
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