What Are the Treatment Options for Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS)?
Michael A. ZadehPosted
Tue 06 Sep 2011 6:46pm
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS) is somewhat of a misnomer in that it is not a cancer, but a “ pre-malignant ” condition in which there are abnormal cells present in the glands ( lobules ) of the breast. Patients who have been diagnosed with LCIS do not have cancer, but are at a higher risk of developing breast cancer than the general populati ...
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Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) Increases Future Breast Cancer Risk
Fri 17 Jun 2011 9:52am
Depending on what you read, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is either a pre-cancer condition that can become breast cancer in the future or is the earliest form of breast cancer. In either case, DCIS increases a woman's risk of developing invasive breast cancer in the future. However, the amount of risk appears to be unclear and depends upon ho ...
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