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7/23/2016I was diagnosed with high nuclear grade dcis with microcalcifications. Had a lumpectomy and was going to do radiation, but DCIS left breast was scattered throughout. Had a double masectomy and was er-/pr-. Am I at a higher risk rate with it being high grade er-? And is it true if it usually reoccurs it is in the first two years?

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7/24/2016the good news here is that it is DCIS, noninvasive breast cancer. so risk of distant recurrence shouldn't be an issue. local recurrence should be only 2%. sounds like they caught this just in time. the 2 year issue is for INVASIVE breast cancer. that's not you.

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