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|LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
Questions about lobular carcinoma in situ.
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|2/27/2011||Hi Lillie,Recently diagnosed with LCIS and came to Johns Hopkins for a second opinion. Loved the breast medical oncologist. Informed me of more detailed information than my surgeon did back home. When we discussed treatment, I was given options, but with no advice, because I was told it was a second opinion clinic.I know I came down for a second opinion, but also thought I could continue coming back for my follow up mammos every six months and be monitored with John Hopkins if I chose too.Is that not possible? If not, why is that? and If so, how do I go about now with making an appt. for my six month mammo and follow up?Thanks for any information you can provide.|
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|2/27/2011||yes, you can do that. when someone though says they are coming to us for "a second opinion" by definition that means they are coming once and only once to get an opinion about something then returning back to their original oncology team/doctors. So sounds like you want to switch your care to us which is fine to do. Many people who come for a second opinoin find that they have benefitted from our expertise during the consultation they they decide to transfer their care to us permanently including those newly diagnosed with breast cancer. call 443-287-2778 for assistance.|
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