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|LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
Questions about lobular carcinoma in situ.
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|2/13/2012||I had a Lumpectomy in 2010 for ductal carcinoma. I have now been diagnosed with LCIS. Am I more apt to develop breast cancer again because the LCIS came after a breast cancer diagnosis?|
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|2/13/2012||actually no. And don't assume that it actually did come "after". there is a good chance it was there all along. and it doesn't matter which breast the LCIS is in, it is a risk factor for increasing your risk of getting breast cancer at some point in time in either breast. so sounds like you already got the breast cancer 2 years ago. continue with diligent monitoring and enjoying your life.|
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