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|LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
Questions about lobular carcinoma in situ.
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|2/7/2012||I was just diagnosed with ALH suspicious for LCIS from a stereotactic breast biopsy. I am scheduled to meet with a surgeon to discuss having an excision biopsy, but not until the end of March. I do not have a strong family history of breast cancer - just a few great aunts had it. I did, however, have a massive mucinous borderline ovarian tumor removed in March and had developed a large amount of ascites with that and had a very high CA125 level prior to surgery. The marker was almost undetectable at six months. How does my low malignant potential ovarian tumor play in to my risk factor for developing breast cancer. I understand that the LCIS is not cancer.|
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|2/7/2012||it definitely needs to be factored in. This increases your risk for breast cancer nd also for potentially carrying a breast cancer gene. Not sure where you live but if you want to come to us, do. 443-287-2778. We can see you far sooner and get your biopsy also arranged far sooner. you need answers; not weeks/months of waiting.|
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