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Questions about the definition, risks and results of breast biopsy.
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|1/20/2007||Dear Lillie, in a previous reply to a question re tubular carcinoma, you say that the prognosis is promising. Is it true that tubular carcinoma cells do not spread outside of the breast tissue. I was diagnosed by Vanderbilt University that I had 1.1 cm pure tubular (this was my 3rd opinion path) grade 1, well differentiated, T1cN0M0, clean margins. Am having a bilat mast as I have other areas of atypical cells and don't wish to go through another biopsy ever again in the breast. I will aso be on tamoxifen since I am 47 and am premenopausal. So assuming that my mast doesn't show anything else, how does my prognosis look? Does tubular carcinoma cells spread outside the breast tissue?|
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|1/21/2007||excellent prognosis. tubular carries a lower risk of spreading outside the breast but not a zero % risk.|
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