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|LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
Questions about lobular carcinoma in situ.
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|10/31/2011||Is it a bad/good idea to have an oopherectomy prior to chemotherapy for estrogen positive breast cancer? Will it make the cells go "dormant"and not responsive to chemo- therefore putting one at greater risk later on ? I want to do Arimedex vs tamoxifen- therefore, i will do an oopherectomy to go into menopause.|
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|10/31/2011||Please consult with a breast medical oncologist. You are posting under LCIS, but LCIS is not a cancer. I think you need someone who knows your case to sit down and provide an expert recommendation for next best step. Hope this helps. It's hard in this forum to your doctor, and you need to develop a good relationship with one you can call your own, that is experienced, well trained and you trust.|
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