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|8/7/2012||i have DCIS ( one pathology report said solid type with high nuclear grade, one said high grade w comedo and cribriform and the last said high nuclear grade w focal necrosis) er/pr+ and LCIS, (one path report said LCIS was pleomorphic plus classic changes, one said LCIS of the classic type and one just said LCIS)|
does LCIS put me at higher risk of recurrence bilaterally and should i be having a pbmx still waiting for lumpectomy results.
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|8/7/2012||sounds like the reports said that it was grade 3. it is not unusual to have LCIS , which is a marker for risk, along with DCIS which is stage0 breast cancer. The DCIS trumps the presence of LCIS. so unless you carry a breast cancer gene, most women who not be looking to do bilateral mastectomies. if the DCIS is in a small area, then likely lumpectomy may be a consideration. if you want to come to us for evaluation call 443-287-2778.|
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