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8/1/2017Is intracystic papillary adenocarcinoma invasive cancer? Is it in duct? What is the relationship between tumor and DCIS?

Lab report: Invasive cribriform cancer, 2.3 cm, associate with IPC + DCIS.

It said the invasive margins clean, not DCIS, suggest second surgery.

If DCIS is not invasive, how big the risk is if wait and see without second surgery?
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8/1/20171. yes.and is outside of the duct. very common for invasive cells and DCIS to be side by side. very possible it may have all started as DCIS and then it drilled a hole through the duct wall to then become invasive cells.

2. so about 1 inch in size. stage 2

3. yes, both invasive cells and DCIS much be cleared from the margin--- 2mms or more clearance.

4. there may also be some invasive rogue cells there too. don't run the risk.second surgery is easy to do. then radiation will follow.

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