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LCIS - Lobular Carcinoma In Situ
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2/3/2018Age 54 when diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma (ER+, PR+, Her2-, oncotype score 10, lymph node -, Stage 1) in left breast. Had lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy 1/2016 followed by radiation, Lupron injections (was premenopausal), daily Arimidex, Zometa infusions every six months. Just diagnosed with LCIS in right breast after changes in routine mammogram, ultrasound done, and biopsy which reveled LCIS. Am scheduled for surgical excision of LCIS next week. Is Arimidex adequate coverage? Previously my risk for recurrence was extremely low (only family history is mother whose breast cancer was likely a secondary cancer related to mantel radiation for Hodgkin’s lymphoma 25 years prior to breast cancer diagnosis). I do not smoke, drink alcohol. I am not and have never been overweight, I am physically active. First period at 12 years 11 months. Periods continued until age 54 when chemically stopped with Lupron. Never taken HRT. Did take BCP x 3 years. First baby at age 39 and second at age 42. Breastfed one for 15 months and one for 17 months.
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2/4/2018Unfortunately, we cannot give specific medical advice via the website. Some patients with a diagnosis of LCIS are given anti-hormonal medication (such as Arimidex).

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