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LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
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1/15/2018Hello, I am 37. I recently had a roughly 2cm area described as having microlobulations and looking highly suspicious per ultrasound biopsied.Theresults showed some hyperplasia and lcis. The surgeon still feels concerned and is i am having a lumpectomy in one week, in a month or so the area has grown to abput double or rpughly 5cm. Im confused because i didnt think lcis caused tumors but im not sure what exactly may be going on. I know the lumpectomy may iffer better clarity, but I was wondering if you had any insight. Also it seems to grow or flare more on my birth control during the first week of tbe pack if tbis helps. Thank you for your time. Also the lump was initially slighlty painful and thst is how I found it.
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1/16/2018LCIS is not cancer nor pre-cancer, however, having some hyperplasia or atypia of the breast tissue can be a precursor to breast cancer, so we would surgically remove that.

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