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|12/11/2010||I was diagnosed with DCIS and Lobular Carcinoma and had a left breast mastectomy in Sept 2008. No chemotherapy and no radiation. There was no cancer detected in the nodes. What would be the chancesof this type of cancer spreading to other parts of the body?|
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|12/11/2010||DCIS is noninvasive breast cancer and therefore cannot spread anywhere since it contains no invasive cells capable of migrating elsewhere. stage 0 breast cancer. if you also had lobular carcinoma insitu this actually is not breast cancer but merely a marker for risk of one day getting breast cnacer. Having now been diagnosed the LCIS has no bearing on this issue either. congrats for catching things early.|
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