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 Asked: 1/7/2019 Was DX with LCIS-chose BIl Mastectomy-do I need any future follow up?
 Asked: 1/7/2019 I had Focal atypical LCIS diagnosis in 2015 after a partial mastectomy on my Right breast (Left does not have).
 Asked: 1/4/2019 My biopsy shows immunohistochemical studies show loss of E-cadherin staining in LCIS, does that mean I will or I am progressing to Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
 Asked: 1/2/2019 My biopsy report only stated LCIS, but not specify whether it is a PLCIS or CLCIS.
 Asked: 12/31/2018 I was diagnosed with PLCIS of the L breast 3 weeks ago by core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 12/3/2018 Hi, surgical biopsy showed LCIS, PLCIS and ADH.
 Asked: 11/29/2018 Hi I recently had a prophylactic bi-lateral Mastectomy, skin and nipple sparing due to BRCA2.
 Asked: 11/27/2018 Last spring, my mammogram showed two new areas of microcalcifications, both in the left breast and I was sent for a core biopsy.
 Asked: 11/26/2018 Hi, I recently had a lumpectomy. The pathology report reflected the following: Pleomorphic Invasive Lobular Carcinoma 1 cm negative margins Pleomorphic Lobular Carcinoma In Situ 4.5 cm multiple close margins under 1mm My question is: Generally, what margins are considered negative or adequate for the PLCIS? a.
 Asked: 11/15/2018 Are there any complementary treatment plans or current clinical trials for LCIS than Tamoxifen? I have LCIS after excision biopsy and oncologist recommends tamoxifen
 Asked: 11/6/2018 Hi my wife has been diagnosed with LCIS in left breast, Ultrasound biopsy found 12cm carcinomic lump and on further investigations another 2 mm carcinomic...
 Asked: 10/22/2018 A year ago I was diagnosed with Lcis(er, pr>80% , her-) discovered in a lumpectomy, I decided to do a bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 10/4/2018 What are your thoughts on the accuracy of the Tyrer Cuzick model (version 8.0)? It takes into account onset of menses, age of first child, breast...
 Asked: 10/4/2018 Just had quandrantectomy with bilateral breast reduction for grade 2 invasive ductal carcinoma, plus a dcis that was right next to it.
 Asked: 10/1/2018 I thought LCIS posed a higher risk of invasive breast cancer than AHL, ADH.
 Asked: 9/25/2018 I was diagnosed with ductal and lobular breast carcinoma 2 years ago.
 Asked: 9/25/2018 Hello! I was diagnosed with LCIS in both breasts and also FEA Flat Epithelial Atypia in one breast after my recent breast reduction. Q: wouldn''t the breast...
 Asked: 9/24/2018 I was diagnosed with LCIS about 8 years ago.
 Asked: 9/17/2018 Thank you for your prompt answer back in August after being diagnosed with LCIS.
 Asked: 9/12/2018 "A study suggests that breast cancer risk goes up about 2% per year in the first 6 years after a LCIS diagnosis." I have...
 Asked: 9/11/2018 I have never read that the risk of developing invasive cancer from LCIS is as high as 50% (as referred to in previous question).
 Asked: 9/6/2018 Followup to 8/29 question. "Reminder that there is no survival benefit with mastectomy over lumpectomy." But if breasts are removed BEFORE invasive cancer occurs, which is 25%-50% likely to happen with LCIS, depending on the source of info, there has to be a survival benefit vs.
 Asked: 9/4/2018 My open biopsy pathology report didn''t include any specific reference to breast density other than these two line: "an egg shaped portion of fibrofatty and parenchymal...
 Asked: 8/29/2018 Is double mastectomy extreme if you have lcis and alh with no family history of any cancer and negative brca ? .
 Asked: 8/27/2018 I was recently diagnosed with Florid LCIS with central necrosis and calcifications in right breast after having a biopsy.
 Asked: 8/21/2018 I heard lifetime LCIS risk is from 15-25 % Why don''t they have better, safer treatment options? A surgical procedure cutting your breast off is...
 Asked: 8/21/2018 59 just diagnosed LCIS left breast high risk family history but BRCA 1 negative should I do lumpectomy or bilateral mastectomy? .
 Asked: 8/17/2018 hi , how are you, this is great, thanks for this oportunity, i would like to know why lcis has been degraded to a not...
 Asked: 8/9/2018 I had a lumpectomy for lcis. Patho is pleomorphic LCIS with extensive disease and pagetoid spread to ducts.
 Asked: 7/19/2018 I am 68 1/2 yrs old and recently diagnosed with DCIS (grade 2) and LCIS and had bilateral lumpectomy.
 Asked: 7/11/2018 In 2007 LCIS was found by accident and it was removed.
 Asked: 7/11/2018 How long does it take for a small to average size breasted woman prophylactic mastectomy take ? .
 Asked: 7/10/2018 I am 45 and found out this summer that I have LCIS.
 Asked: 7/6/2018 Hello, Lumpectomy 2014 A typical cells ...benign Tamoxifen for three years.
 Asked: 6/27/2018 49 lcis and alh (diagnosed at 47) no kids, no history i chose close monitoring so far.
 Asked: 6/8/2018 Went for my MRI for my LCIS (diagnosed 13 yrs.
 Asked: 6/7/2018 I was just diagnosed with lcis after undergoing an MRI biopsy and mammo which showed irregular cells and calcification.
 Asked: 6/5/2018 My Q is about the Tyrer-Cuzick model.
 Asked: 6/4/2018 Very confused. Read lcis high risk for invasive cancer .
 Asked: 5/29/2018 Why are Aromatase Inhibitors recommended first and prescribed first it seems for postmenopausal women with LCIS rather than Evista or Tamoxifen? Does Johns Hopkins go...
 Asked: 5/15/2018 LCIS/ALH - no history of cancer with grandparent or parents(on either side).
 Asked: 5/14/2018 i see many posts stating women got LCIS and then got genetic testing.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 Had biopsy due to blood from nipple came back lcis and alh.
 Asked: 5/10/2018 Just diagnosed with LCIS. Age 43.
 Asked: 4/30/2018 Hypothetical: a woman is diagnosed with LCIS in her left breast.
 Asked: 4/27/2018 How can breast cancer risk for LCIS be calculated from age of diagnosis, when the LCIS could have been present but undetected for many years...
 Asked: 4/25/2018 But after a mastectomy for lcis do you suggest to take tamoxifen?
 Asked: 4/25/2018 Hello, Can you please tell me why in my country( Romania) the doctors say that Lcis is breast cancer stage 0., like dcis.
 Asked: 4/21/2018 Without chemoprevention drugs, LCIS increases the risk of BC each year by 2%, according to the 29-year longitudinal LCIS study.
 Asked: 4/17/2018 Is there an LCIS specialty center anywhere in North America (or even the world)? Are there hospitals or research centers that focus on LCIS? ...
 Asked: 4/16/2018 I have been diagnosed with LCIS and DCIS.
 Asked: 4/16/2018 just had lumpectomy for LCIS and atypical hyperplasia.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 How accurate is this statement? There is little understanding of the risks of living with LCIS, keeping both breasts, 35-40 years after diagnosis.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 How’s this approach to LCIS for a woman diagnosed at 58 with a very active, healthy diet and lifestyle, no genetic or family risks? Please...
 Asked: 4/3/2018 You helpfully stated that breast cancer risk with LCIS increases 2% a year for 6 years after diagnosis.
 Asked: 4/3/2018 Right best,LCIS,early Stage 1A,sentinel node neg,new area of calcification + for Ca,sch for right mastectomy, ER+,PR+, Her2,1+....onco type 11, Braca neg
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I am unable to take the anti-estrogen drugs for LCIS at age 58 and I doubt I could take them in the future if I am diagnosed with BC.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 I am 51 years old and was diagnosed with LCIS, right breast four years ago.
 Asked: 3/19/2018 General consensus seems to be 20% to 40% lifetime risk of BC with LCIS.
 Asked: 3/11/2018 Is the incidence of breast cancer 20 years after a double mastectomy when atypia and LCIS have been discovered throught an excisional biopsy just...
 Asked: 3/11/2018 Hi... I had a Fibroadenoma that’ was 3 centimeters and was partially populated with LCIS I had a double mx but somehow feel that my case is odd and diff bec it was in a fibrodedonoma and not your run of the mill LCIS found with everyone else.
 Asked: 2/28/2018 Because the risk of cancer with LCIS is cumulative, about 1% a year, is it common for women who are 20 years out from the...
 Asked: 2/20/2018 Is there blood work that can be done to determine status of menopause or peri-menopause.
 Asked: 2/16/2018 Confused was on prometrium due to low levels of progesterone.
 Asked: 2/15/2018 Had bloody nipple discharge had duct removal found what they called lcis/alh .
 Asked: 2/8/2018 Titanium dental implant in 2010. Started noticing hair quit growing, sinus problems, thyroid problems in months after implant.
 Asked: 2/6/2018 I was recently diagnosed with LCIS in my RT breast.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 Age 54 when diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma (ER+, PR+, Her2-, oncotype score 10, lymph node -, Stage 1) in left breast.
 Asked: 2/4/2018 Excisional biopsy pathology stated LCIS and atypical lobular hyperplasia.
 Asked: 2/1/2018 My doctor said they don''t do any estrogen receptor testing for LCIS but that Evista and Tamoxifen are often prescribed because most LCIS is estrogen...
 Asked: 2/1/2018 Everything I have seen & read says annual mammogram and bi-annual professional breast exam.
 Asked: 1/28/2018 Hi - I''m 55, not close to being menopausal, with dense breast tissue, a slew of cysts in both sides and am trying to decide on next steps.
 Asked: 1/22/2018 I was diagnosed with DCIS in my right breast.
 Asked: 1/16/2018 Hello, I am 37. I recently had a roughly 2cm area described as having microlobulations and looking highly suspicious per ultrasound biopsied.Theresults showed some hyperplasia and lcis.
 Asked: 1/16/2018 49 years old ,mammogram showed calcifications in May 2017, LCIS was found in the stereotactic biopsy in Dec 2017, then had a lumpectomy in Jan...
 Asked: 1/4/2018 According to the 7th and prevoius editions Lcis was considered stage 0, like Dcis and Paget. This change brought by the 8th edition will help me...
 Asked: 1/3/2018 Can you please tell if it s true that there will be changes to the 8th AJCC edition like Lcis will be no longer included...
 Asked: 1/3/2018 48 yrs old, last year diagnosed with LCIS and ALH,, chose NO tamox and close monitoring so it''s only been 1 year - last mamo in oct was clear.
 Asked: 12/18/2017 Hi I was diagnosed with alh in biopsy.
 Asked: 12/13/2017 I had a reexcision for margins after excisional biopsy for a lump that was invasive Ductal cancer stage 1 grade 1 with DCIS.
 Asked: 12/9/2017 Can I take a supplement like OsteoPrime Forte (for Calcium) along with the Tamoxifen? I have osteoperosis in my family so want to keep that...
 Asked: 11/28/2017 Regarding my prior question, How much more risk for extensive LCIS found on a surgical biopsy, also have ALH.
 Asked: 11/27/2017 49 LCIS on biopsy, had it removed confirmed LCIS and ALH, no family history, no kids, menstrual started at age 12, a little overweight but...
 Asked: 11/26/2017 What is "extensive" LCIS? Does it increase one''s risks? What new and upcoming non-invasive research in this area is being done? .
 Asked: 11/25/2017 Finished chemo to shrink tumor at Noon position so could have lumpectomy.
 Asked: 11/11/2017 I peri menopausal low progesterone and get polyps in uterus when I didn’t take bioidentical Progesterone.
 Asked: 11/7/2017 What feeds breast cancer cells? I have sleep apnea and wonder if not being well oxygenated plays even a small part in my recently diagnosed LCIS..
 Asked: 11/3/2017 49 yo with LCIS in left breast this August and ALH in the same breast in 2012.
 Asked: 11/1/2017 Just diagnosed with LBIS (age 51).
 Asked: 11/1/2017 Just diagnosed with lcis read that you shouldn’t drink wine .
 Asked: 10/23/2017 If you have lcis and atypia I know you are higher risk of breast cancer but is it the aggressive invasive type .
 Asked: 10/23/2017 I was diagnosed with focal lobular carcinoma in situ and multi focal atypical libular hyperplasia with additional focal atypical libular hyperplasia on excision
 Asked: 10/23/2017 After a lcis ( estrogen, progesteron >80%) discovered in a lumpectomy, i decided to have a BMX.
 Asked: 10/21/2017 Nipple discharge excisional biopsy showed duct lcis /adh last week was taking prometrium daily for almost one year but stopped two months ago .
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Does lcis and adh put you at higher risk of ovarian cancer of no family history of any cancer and you are for sure brca negative .
 Asked: 10/20/2017 Diagnosed with lcis go to top breast oncologist he said it shouldn’t be named lcis because it’s not A cancer or precancer and it...
 Asked: 10/12/2017 I was diagnosed with atypical lobular hyperplasia at 45 yo in 2012.
 Asked: 10/2/2017 I have 2 spots on my right breast, one is benigh 2cm the other is malignant 1.3cm.
 Asked: 9/27/2017 I have LCIS and ILC. I''ve had two lumpectomy''s.
 Asked: 9/26/2017 Just diagnosed with LCIS left side 7 years ago had Invasive Ductal Carcinoma with lymphnode involvement right side..Chemo and Radiation.

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