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 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.
 Asked: 9/14/2012 I was diagnosed with LCIS 3 yrs ago.
 Asked: 9/12/2012 Diagnosed with LCIS in August 2012 at 49, sister had lumpectomy for breast cancer at 49 three years ago and tested negative for the gene.
 Asked: 8/13/2012 What effect could a vegetarian diet have in preventing invasive breasted cancer?
 Asked: 8/12/2012 I had a lumpectomy 10 days ago for a lump that was thought to be benign but would likely become cancer if not removed.
 Asked: 8/7/2012 I had an excisional biopsy and the diagnosis is Extensive LCIS.
 Asked: 8/4/2012 Hello, I am 42 years old and I was diagnosed with classic LCIS via core needle biopsy on July 12 (following routine mamo).
 Asked: 5/30/2012 LCIS, atypia, dense breasts, Eastern European origins AND family history including mother, grandmother, aunt and now my sister with breast cancer.
 Asked: 5/29/2012 what are the non-surgical methods of dealing with LCIS.
 Asked: 5/23/2012 Hi Lilly, Post menopausal, 62, no family history of BC.
 Asked: 5/16/2012 I had a right mastectomy in February, 2012 for DCIS and was also diagnosed with LCIS.
 Asked: 5/12/2012 Hello. I am 49 and was diagnosed with LCIS after a biopsy including additional excision after a finding of microcalcifications on mammogram.
 Asked: 4/26/2012 I just had excision of my lcis..
 Asked: 4/19/2012 This is a terrific resource, thank you for providing it. I''m 54 and was diagnosed with LCIS about a year ago with a needle biopsy followed...
 Asked: 4/13/2012 I am 64 years old and was on HT for 14 years.
 Asked: 4/7/2012 I have a 2008 and 2010 diagnosis of LCIS in the right breast (round epithelial cells with high nuclear to cytoplasmic rations, round nuclei, some...
 Asked: 3/29/2012 I had an area of calcs biopsied 4 years ago, cores were ALH and excised tissue was ALH with a positive margins, more calcs developed...
 Asked: 3/26/2012 I am 40 years old and was diagnosed with LCIS at the hospital that performed my lumpectomy.
 Asked: 3/22/2012 Hi, as per question below, I appreciate your feedback.
 Asked: 3/21/2012 Hi, I was diagnosed with ALH about 15 months ago.
 Asked: 3/13/2012 Hi~ I was diagnosed with LCIS last week and am leaning heavily toward a pmx.
 Asked: 3/4/2012 Hi and thanks in advance for this great resource. I was diagnosed with LCIS after an excisional biopsy.
 Asked: 3/1/2012 I received call this morning from my surgical oncologist''s office that I LCIS was found in the stereotactic biopsy I had on Monday for suspicious...
 Asked: 2/29/2012 My DX is Ductal Carcinoma in Suti: focal in Suri Carcinoma, favors lobular.
 Asked: 2/29/2012 I am 63 yrs old, post menopausal, Oncotype Rx Score 14.
 Asked: 2/28/2012 I was diagnosed with LCIS after a biopsy was routinely done during a breast reduction.
 Asked: 2/22/2012 I was just diagnosed with Pleomorphic LCIS.
 Asked: 2/21/2012 I have just been diagnosed with LCIS and my maternal grandmother developed breast cancer in her 40''s and died at 52.
 Asked: 2/13/2012 I had a Lumpectomy in 2010 for ductal carcinoma.
 Asked: 2/7/2012 I was just diagnosed with ALH suspicious for LCIS from a stereotactic breast biopsy.
 Asked: 1/2/2012 I have a lumpectomy four years ago diagnosis LCIS.
 Asked: 12/28/2011 If LCIS is noy actually cancer, why is radiation administered as part of treatment? .
 Asked: 12/23/2011 I am a 55 year old woman who has had a bilateral mastectomy for multifocal Lobular Carinoma with micromets in the centinal node on the...
 Asked: 12/23/2011 Hi, I am 43 and pre-menopausal, I was diagnised with ADH in my right breast in 2007, went through stereoactic biopsy and needle loc.
 Asked: 12/23/2011 I was wrongfully diagnossed with LCIS, i went through 3 weeks of the radiation ,what is the long term damage done to the good tissue,...
 Asked: 12/20/2011 I recently had a breast reduction on one breast and tissue showed I have Pleomorphic LCIS.
 Asked: 12/11/2011 I had prophylactic bilateral mastectomies for LCIS.
 Asked: 11/26/2011 I just asked the question on 11/25/11.
 Asked: 11/25/2011 I now have DCIS, stage 2, ER+PR+ in my left breast for which I am having a simple masectomy as I have 2 aunts that...
 Asked: 11/23/2011 I had DCIS 3 1/2 years ago in the right breast.(lumpectomy and radiation) Have been on Tamioxifen for 3 years.
 Asked: 11/14/2011 I was dignosed with LCIS after a needle biopsy and I recently had a lumpectomy to remove the tissue from that area.
 Asked: 11/14/2011 I was diagnosed with LCIS after a core needle biopsy.
 Asked: 11/1/2011 dx with Invasive Lobular carcinoma, (1.6 cm, er+, pr+, her2-) in 8/14/11, had lumpectomy with sentinal node 9/12/11, (neg nodes), and re-section (positive margin) 10/12/11
 Asked: 10/31/2011 Is it a bad/good idea to have an oopherectomy prior to chemotherapy for estrogen positive breast cancer? Will it make the cells go "dormant"and not...
 Asked: 10/31/2011 My path report indicated"ëxtensive LCIS"thoughout tumor.
 Asked: 10/10/2011 Hello, in response to my previous question imaging and pathology disconcordance (ALH diagnosis) what is the probability of breast cancer in the presence of...
 Asked: 10/8/2011 Hi, I had an excisional biopsy in the left breast for an enlarging breast mass.
 Asked: 9/28/2011 I was dx with LCIS via excisional bx 4 years ago.
 Asked: 9/12/2011 I am a 54 year old perimenopausal woman who has been treated as high risk for breast cancer for 4 years.
 Asked: 9/7/2011 I was recently diagnosed with low grade small DCIS in the left breast as a result of a stereotactic biopsy.
 Asked: 8/22/2011 I had multicentric DCIS found after a mastectomy 13 years ago.
 Asked: 8/17/2011 Hi Lillie, My mother passed away at the age of 38 from breast cancer.
 Asked: 8/12/2011 Hi, I had breast cancer in left breast 2 yrs ago and had a lumpectomy, estrogen progesterone positive her 2 negative, I had chemo and...
 Asked: 7/25/2011 I had a core biopsy for calcifications.
 Asked: 7/9/2011 In October 2010 I was diagnosed with Stage 1 ILC, 0 nodes, and presently on Tamoxifen. I had a lumpectomy plus breast reduction during surgery.
 Asked: 7/1/2011 In Jan. 2007 at age 59 I was diagnosed with left breast in situ and infiltrating lobular carcinoma, moderately differentiated.
 Asked: 6/24/2011 I am 47 years old ,we have family history of breast cancer , my sister is a survivor for running 6 yrs .
 Asked: 6/9/2011 I read all the other entries before emailing you as I am trying to learn as much as I can, however, I believe I have a unique situation.
 Asked: 5/31/2011 With stage II, After lumpectomy and radiation, I''ve been taking tamoxifen for 2 1/2 years.
 Asked: 5/25/2011 I just received a diagnosis of LCIS following a core biopsy for calcifications.
 Asked: 5/19/2011 I was diagnosed with LCIS in 1995 and had a modified radical mastectomy right breast(clear nodes) and was cancer free until 2007.
 Asked: 5/16/2011 I was diagnosed with LCIS and just had a preventative bilateral mastectomy.
 Asked: 5/14/2011 can see INCIs in cytologhy images of LCIS?
 Asked: 5/4/2011 Hello, I was diagnosed in 2000 w/DCIS with LCIS present and had excisional biopsy, radiation and 5 years of Tamoxifen.
 Asked: 4/27/2011 Hi, I was diagnosed 3 years ago with LCIS-Atypia hyperplasia and hyperplasia.
 Asked: 3/31/2011 I have LCIS that was diagnosed by MRI, not seen on mammogram.
 Asked: 3/20/2011 I have a history of LCIS (more then 13 years ago) treated with lumpectomy.
 Asked: 3/16/2011 I was just diagnosed with LCIS, should I get aecond opinion or just not worry about it.
 Asked: 3/16/2011 Hi Lillie,Diagnosed with LCIS in Jan of 2011.
 Asked: 2/27/2011 Hi Lillie,Recently diagnosed with LCIS and came to Johns Hopkins for a second opinion.
 Asked: 2/23/2011 I am 54 years old and recently diagnosed with Lobular carcinoma in situ, multifocal, with focal microcalcification.
 Asked: 2/19/2011 I wish I could come to Johns Hopkins, but alas, I am far away and on a tight budget.
 Asked: 2/13/2011 Hi Lillie! Pathology from lumpectomy showed ILC (0.7cm removed with clean margin but additional area noted in sample so need re-excision).
 Asked: 2/7/2011 Diagnosed with LCIS in Jan 2011. Was just at my Internist for a follow up of my thyroid and we were discussing medication.
 Asked: 2/2/2011 I am 60 years old and recently diagnosed with lcis.
 Asked: 1/26/2011 Hi Lillie,What all factors are included in a high risk assessment of LCIS before a woman is prescribed an anti-estrogen? I was prescribed Evista because...
 Asked: 1/22/2011 Hi Lilly,I am 2 1/2 weeks post-op from a left breast lumpectomy with a diagnosis of LCIS.I had two biopsies in November that left me...

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