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|2/23/2011||I am 54 years old and recently diagnosed with Lobular carcinoma in situ, multifocal, with focal microcalcification. I have no family history of breast cancer. Should I take Tamoxifen?|
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|2/23/2011||Before making that decision, meet with a medical oncologist who specializes in high risk patients. a proper risk assessment is needed to determine to what degree of risk you actually have and in turn to what degree will tamoxifen reduce that risk, weighing risk of drug side effects against benefit in reducing risk of breast cancer.|
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