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 Asked: 3/28/2014 I am 45 with LCIS in right breast, had lumpectomy which was clear since microcalcifications were taken out with the stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 3/24/2014 I have LCIS and ADH but no cancer.
 Asked: 3/18/2014 I was diagnosed with LCIS in February, and have a strong family history of breast cancer.
 Asked: 3/16/2014 I am a breast cancer survivor of 1.5 years.
 Asked: 3/15/2014 I was diagnosed with LCIS 8 months ago by needle biopsy.
 Asked: 3/13/2014 I am 64 years old and was just diagnosed with lobular carcinoma in situ pleomorphic, what is it and what should I do or my doctor do,.
 Asked: 3/9/2014 I didn''t see a category in your drop down menu so I chose LCIS.
 Asked: 3/3/2014 Oct 1999 I had a lumpectomy (right breast), radiation and then took tamoxifen 5 yrs.
 Asked: 2/28/2014 I have 2 masses one is invasive ductal carcinoma the other is lcis.
 Asked: 2/25/2014 I am a 43 year old women just diagnosised with LCIS after an abnormal mammogram that lead to surgical excision of microcalcs.
 Asked: 2/16/2014 After excisional biopsy diagnosed with invasive mixed type carcinoma of 1.8cm.
 Asked: 2/16/2014 Is oophorectomy an option rather than tamoxifen if you are premenopausal?
 Asked: 2/7/2014 I am a woman,51 age,in Greece,diagnosed with invasive adenocarcinoma of mixed type,T1(1,7cm),grade 3, with 8 nodes removed(2 of them guards) all being clear and LCIS...
 Asked: 2/3/2014 In an answer you state that pleomorphic lobular carcinoma is considered an aggressive form of breast cancer.
 Asked: 1/28/2014 Why is it that the Susan Love Breast Book has updated information regarding LCIS that says that invasive cancer might actually become cancer, based on...
 Asked: 1/27/2014 I had a 2.5 cm pleomorphic ILC in 2012 and had a lumpectomy, radiation and chemo.
 Asked: 1/22/2014 Is it a standard followed by all radiologists to determine and report the BI-RADS of each nodule? .
 Asked: 1/22/2014 I was diaganosed with LCIS with hyperplasia after a biopsy.
 Asked: 1/20/2014 Since ADH and LCIS are markers for increased risk in both breasts and since they are, by definition, in-situ (confined) why is additional tissue (e.g.,...
 Asked: 1/20/2014 ALH/LCIS are typically incidental findings to a nodule/area identified as suspicious on a mammogram.
 Asked: 1/15/2014 Lobular carcinoma in situ does not show up on a MRI, is that correct, mine showed up after surgical biopsy.
 Asked: 1/15/2014 I have just been diagnosed with pleomorphic lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 12/31/2013 1 year ago my older sister was diagnosed with Stage IV Lobular Invasive Carcinoma.
 Asked: 12/31/2013 So,you answered my question about ADH. When I had the surgery...before the surgeon sent me to an oncologist,I asked about margins.
 Asked: 12/31/2013 I was diagnosed with lcis,but my questions is...what is ADH? I went through multiple biopsy''s,ultrasounds,mri guided biopsy''s,than finally an excisional biopsy,I think it was
 Asked: 12/30/2013 LCIS and menopause. I am 55 and was diagnosed with LCIS 2 years ago and have just started hotflashes.
 Asked: 12/23/2013 In response to your answer about it being confusing that no ILC was found in the lumpectomy, the nationally renowned hospital for breast cancer said...
 Asked: 12/23/2013 The core biopsy showed a ILC...very small.
 Asked: 12/17/2013 The core biopsy pathology said DCIS, histologic score 3, nuclear score 3, mitotic score 1, micro invasion and comedo necrosis, e-cadherin showed variable staining of...
 Asked: 12/11/2013 Hello, I had a lumpectomy two years ago, followed by 6.5 weeks of radiation.
 Asked: 12/9/2013 I was just diagnosed with LCIS. My sister, 5 years my senior, was diagnosed with a bilateral stage III ovarian serous borderline tumor in 2008 (which was successfully removed).
 Asked: 12/2/2013 I had DCIS in 2009 and my sister was diagnosed with LCIS today , does this mean she is now higher risk for developing cancer...
 Asked: 12/1/2013 If getting a 3D diagnostic mammo would be best to assess focal asymmetries found on my screening mammo, should I try to arrange that now...
 Asked: 11/30/2013 One more question. Regarding alcohol. I abstained entirely after my ALH finding in 2007 for several years, but in the last year started having say 1/4 cup red wine with dinner, or up to one half of a beer, maybe a handful of times per month.
 Asked: 11/30/2013 I have read in some places that LCIS and ALH are now (since about 2006) considered pre-cancerous conditions not just risk markers as the risk...
 Asked: 11/30/2013 I had an ALH finding on stereotactic biopsy in 2007.
 Asked: 11/25/2013 What is the best hormone blocker for lobular carcinoma ? .
 Asked: 11/22/2013 Is an MRI and a digital mammogram yearly enough for future monitoring being that I was diagnosed with this (had it removed) and my mother...
 Asked: 11/6/2013 My wife just received her pathology report and is diagnosed with LCIS of a classical type and is focally present.
 Asked: 11/6/2013 I was diagnosed with LCIS after a core needle biopsy on what the doctor thought was just a cyst, found during a routine mammogram followed...
 Asked: 11/4/2013 I am 42 y.o. Had core needle biopsy of 2 "suspicious" areas.
 Asked: 10/31/2013 I was just diagnosed with LCIS after a core biopsy.
 Asked: 10/30/2013 My wife was just diagnosed with "Pleomorphic" LCIS after her initial lumpectomy.
 Asked: 10/28/2013 I had a partial mastectomy on my left breast.
 Asked: 10/22/2013 I was diagnosed with LCIS and had surgery a few days ago to remove the area.
 Asked: 10/14/2013 I was diagnosed with LCIS and dense breast.
 Asked: 10/6/2013 In January of 2012 I had a 1 1/2 cm strictly tubular invasive carcinoma removed with no nodal involvement.
 Asked: 9/30/2013 I was diagnosed with LCIS a month ago.
 Asked: 9/27/2013 What percentage of woman diagnosed with lobular carcinoma after core biopsy have another form of cancer diagnosed after excision?
 Asked: 9/26/2013 I was diagnosed with LCIS, ADH and ALH on excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 9/12/2013 I want to know success rates for preventative treatments (bmx vs.
 Asked: 9/12/2013 I was diagnosed (after a biopsy) with Focal LCIS and referred to a breast surgeon.
 Asked: 9/12/2013 What is the best preventive treatment for invasive BC--prophylactic mastectomy or chemoprevention? I am 37 years old, diagnosed with LCIS, have a family history of...
 Asked: 9/9/2013 Recently I had lumpectomy for 1.6 cm ILC.
 Asked: 9/9/2013 Wondering about LCIS in connection with other diseases.
 Asked: 9/6/2013 I was just diagnosed with LCIS after a core biopsy.
 Asked: 9/3/2013 I was diagnosed last year. I am on tamoxifen.
 Asked: 8/22/2013 I have had fibroadenomas and cysts removed b/l since age 18.
 Asked: 8/22/2013 Are there different surgical considerations that need to be taken with pleomorphic invasive lobular carcinoma? What is the best treatment plan? What follow up tests...
 Asked: 8/18/2013 I have been diagnosed with LCIS. The doctor and radiologist have recommended an MRI to determine how aggressive we need to be with treatment.
 Asked: 7/31/2013 I am 65 y/o, recently diagnosed with LCIS on needle biopsy for calcification, and ALH with pagetoid spread to ducts on surgical biopsy.
 Asked: 6/16/2013 I am 43. Left breast lumpectomy.
 Asked: 6/6/2013 I have been diagnosed with LCIS and I prefer not to take any meds and would like to have a mastectomy....can I make this decision...
 Asked: 6/3/2013 I was diagnosed with LCIS in November 2012,, have had two more biopsies in same breast in past 4 months..
 Asked: 5/30/2013 Hi I had surgery on the 16th of May whereby tissue was removed from both breasts for annalysing.
 Asked: 5/21/2013 Diagnosed with LCIS and fibroadenoma on a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 5/20/2013 This is Shakiba from Iran, I asked you a question about 3 month ago.
 Asked: 5/14/2013 I was diagnosed with LCIS about 3 years ago.
 Asked: 5/4/2013 Hi, I was diagnosed in January with LCIS, classic and focal pleomorphic type after a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 4/16/2013 One year ago received lobular carcinoma in situ non invasive diagnosis after benign breast lump removed.
 Asked: 4/14/2013 I am 61 years of age and live in Melbourne, Australia.
 Asked: 4/8/2013 Had stereotactic core biopsy 2/5 on right breast, pathology read a) LCIS predominantly classic with focal pleomorphic features, b) LCIS involves areas of sclerosing adenosis
 Asked: 4/3/2013 I''m 41 and was just diagnosed 2 weeks ago after core needle biopsy with LCIS with 4 cm span of microcalcifications with pagetoid spread (some...
 Asked: 2/17/2013 Just got results of biopsy. Invasive lobular carcinoma.
 Asked: 2/17/2013 hi I am 64 yo and recently had lumpectomy and sentinal nodes removal. Stage 2A invasive ductal carcinoma and widespread LCIS ER+, HER 2...
 Asked: 1/24/2013 I am 51 years old and recently diagnosed with LCIS.
 Asked: 1/7/2013 I am 38 years old and diagnosed with LCIS on core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 12/22/2012 I just underwent plastic surgery for a breast lift (significant tissue removed)and small augmentation.
 Asked: 12/22/2012 My Mom aged 77 years has been diagnosed BIRAD 1V B in her left breast and the tumour got removed.
 Asked: 12/22/2012 I am 36 and recent diagnosed with LCIS on core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 12/12/2012 I had a needle biopsy for a nodule.The core biopsy showed the nodule to be a firoadenoma but next to it was lcis.Do I...
 Asked: 11/22/2012 October 29th, I had a lumpectomy for DCIS on my left breast.
 Asked: 11/16/2012 Last year I had a left mastectomy following core biopsy, showing two areas of calcification and mastectomy was advised,, afterwards I was told there was...
 Asked: 11/7/2012 Hi,I have just been diagnosed with LCIS after 7 weeks of several mammograms, ultrasounds, 3 stereotactic biopsies and one surgical one.
 Asked: 11/6/2012 "Immunohistochemical stains for e-cadherin performed mainly show loss of staining consistent with LCIS.
 Asked: 11/1/2012 Goodafternoon Lilly: Thank you for answering my question yesterday.
 Asked: 11/1/2012 after a diagnosis of Lcis &ALH ( age 65 ) and other risk factors( age,weight, children after 30,dense breasts, calcifications, Mom had BC at 70.
 Asked: 10/23/2012 I had DCIS in my R breast in 2002, had a lumpectomy done followed by radiation then it came back in 2011 on my L breast along with LCIS.
 Asked: 10/22/2012 Last question.
 Asked: 10/22/2012 I was Dx in June of 2010.
 Asked: 10/20/2012 May 2008 I had a lumpectomy(right breast) for DCIS, radiation then started tamoxifen.
 Asked: 10/18/2012 Hi I was recently diagnose with LCIS and DCIS this was my fourth Biopsies, told I have two options lumpectomy or masectomy but undecided which...
 Asked: 10/17/2012 42mm grade lll invasive lobular carcinoma with LCIS up to 50mm,ER/PR postive {both 8 out of 8}HER2 negative, 3 out of 8 nodes postive{2 out...
 Asked: 10/9/2012 just a "thank you" for your quick and helpful response.
 Asked: 10/8/2012 I am a 73 year old female diagnosed with left breast cancer 2 years ago, treated with radiation.
 Asked: 10/6/2012 I was first diagnosed with LCIS in January 2011, I have had 3 lumpectomy''s all being LCIS, and Atypia.
 Asked: 10/6/2012 Was diagnosed with LCIS by a wide core needle biopsy following changes in micro calcification detected on a routine mammogram.
 Asked: 10/2/2012 I have LCIS and my consultant thinks monitoring regularly is best for me.I problems with my periods,more fequant,irregular,bleeding between and regular morning sickness with headaches...
 Asked: 9/21/2012 Hi. I was diagnosed with adh last year had it excisionally removed.

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