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|LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
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|5/6/2010||I was just diagnosed and theses were the findings. Final Pathologic DiagnosisLeft Breast, Stereotactic Biopsy: Single focus of lobular carcinoma in situ. Atypical ductal hyperplasia. Fibrocystic changes with florid epithelial hyperplasia and associated microcalsificationsI have family history of breast and uterine cancer as well as non hodkins, bone, esopical, and other cancers in aunts and uncles. the breast and uterine were my sisters and aunts on fathers side. I go for genetic testing mid May and a wire localization on 6/7/2010 due to massive blood pool after sterostatic biopsy that was on April 14 Is this just something to watch or do I need to treat agressively. they said the area was 5mm in size.|
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|5/7/2010||so far you have only had a biopsy that tells you have an increased risk of getting breast cancer. the next step is a wire localization surgical biopsy to determine if any cancer cells are already present in that area. its not an emergency per se. having to wait for the hematoma to improve is not an unusual decision. so take this a step at a time. also, given breast and uterine in sisters, inquire also about cowdens syndrome gene (along with BRCA 1 and 2 since you are being tested anyway). L|
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