Lobular Carcinoma In Situ

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Breast Cancer Risk Is Not So Easy to Figure Out  -  23 Nov 2009
U.S. News & World ReportAmong them: women with a history of lobular carcinoma in situ—abnormal cells in the breast lobules, the milk-producing part of the breast. ...

Breast MRI best for finding mammographically occult cancers  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Curetoday.com (press release)...of chest wall radiation before puberty, previous diagnosis of lobular carcinoma in situ or atypical hyperplasia, or a recent breast cancer diagnosis. ...

Value of Mammography for Senior Women Questioned by US Task Force; Wants Research  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
SeniorJournal.comLobular carcinoma in situ, in contrast, is not considered a true precursor lesion but connotes a higher risk for subsequent invasive lobular or ductal ...

Catching cancer in women  -  Dec 27, 2008
Daily Monitor,...indicating atypia or lobular carcinoma in situ, or a 20 percent or higher lifetime risk of developing breast cancer, as estimated by the Gail model.

Breast Cancer: Alternating Mammograms, MRIs May Be Best for High ...  -  Dec 15, 2008
Health.com,...result on the BRCA breast cancer gene-mutation test, a personal history of the disease, or a biopsy showing atypia or lobular carcinoma in situ.

SABCS: Breast Density May Reveal Tamoxifen Benefit for Chemoprevention  -  Dec 15, 2008
MedPage Today,The benefit was even greater for women with precancerous atypical hyperplasia or lobular carcinoma in situ lesions, Jack Cuzick, Ph.D., of the Cancer

Excision Not Required for Lobular Neoplasia  -  Jun 16, 2008
RMGH Health News,Among 98 cases with purely incidental atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH) and/or lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), the authors report, none was found to

Mammogram Screening Day In Langford  -  Jun 18, 2008
Marshall County Journal,...increased in number) or lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) (abnormal cells found in the lobules of the breast) increases a woman's risk of breast cancer.

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The North American Menopause Society ...  -  Jun 24, 2008
Business Wire (press release),The risk of breast cancer increases among women older than 50 years of age who have either atypical hyperplasia or lobular carcinoma in situ, a first-degree

Overview of Breast Cancer  -  Apr 24, 2008
News On 6,Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS). The cancer cells are found only in the breast lobules. Lobular carcinoma in situ, or LCIS, does not spread to other

Criteria for genetic testing  -  Mar 25, 2008
Toronto Star,...breast cancer refers to invasive breast cancer or ductal carcinoma-in-situ (DCIS) and does not include lobular carcinoma-in-situ (LCIS).

Breast cancer in Tunisia in 2004 : a comparative clinical and ...  -  Feb 28, 2008
Bulletin du Cancer (Abonnement),Non invasive carcinoma represents 2.5% only (35 patients), with 94.3% ductal carcinoma in situ and 5.7% lobular carcinoma in situ. There were 2.9% cases in

Double Mastectomy choice  -  Mar 5, 2008
WHOI,...cancer in several first-degree relatives or across several generations and (3) women with high risk breast conditions, like lobular carcinoma in situ.

Most General Surgeons Do Not Discuss Reconstruction Before Breast ...  -  Dec 26, 2007
Medscape (subscription)...enrolled in other studies (Asian women and all US-born women younger than 50 years with invasive disease in Los Angeles) and lobular carcinoma in situ.

Knowing when to get screened can be confusing  -  Dec 15, 2007
The Free Lance-Star,Women who have had abnormal breast biopsies with the diagnosis of atypical ductal hyperplasia or lobular carcinoma in-situ are either at very high-risk (if

Prophylactic mastectomy: Breast cancer prevention for high-risk women  -  Dec 1, 2007
MayoClinic.comYour doctor may have discovered precancerous or abnormal cells in the milk-producing glands (lobules) of your breast (lobular carcinoma in situ).

health on the web  -  Oct 30, 2007
Detroit Free Press,...but do we know the difference between invasive and noninvasive ductal carcinoma or the recommended treatment for lobular carcinoma in situ? pathologists

Take an active role in fighting breast cancer  -  Oct 14, 2007
Houston Chronicle,Breast biopsies: It's not so much the biopsies but the condition that required them or a diagnoses such as lobular carcinoma in situ.

Open Surgical Biopsy Not Recommended for Lobular Neoplasia ...  -  Oct 15, 2007
DG News...reviewed records of 50 women with LN, including 42 who had received a diagnosis of atypical LN and eight with lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS).

Breast Cancer Awareness Month  -  Oct 4, 2007
Medical News Today,...more of the milk ducts that connects the glands to the nipple, or "lobular carcinoma in situ" means the cancer is inside one or more of the milk glands.

MR Spectroscopy After MRI Cuts Down on Benign Biopsies  -  Sep 25, 2007
MedPage Today,These were lobular carcinoma in situ, atypical lobular hyperplasia, atypical ductal hyperplasia, and chronic inflammation with atypia.

Untangling the Web  -  Oct 8, 2007
Fort Worth Star Telegram,...but do we know the difference between invasive and noninvasive ductal carcinoma or the recommended treatment for "lobular carcinoma in situ"?

FDA Okays Evista for Breast Cancer Prevention in High-Risk Women  -  Sep 17, 2007
MedPage Today,But there were more cases of lobular carcinoma in situ or ductal carcinoma in situ among women taking raloxifene than among women randomized to tamoxifen.



Background information on Lobular Carcinoma In Situ [When available]

Carcinoma in situ is present when a tumor has been detected that has the characteristics of malignancy but has not invaded other tissues. Many forms of cancer are initially carcinomas in situ, but are not detected early enough.

Many clinicians would not refer to carcinoma in situ as "cancer" when relating results to a patient. Conversely, although many are treated much the same way as a proven malignancy, there may be important differences in the therapeutical management.

Examples of carcinomas in situ are: -
  • Many bladder cancers are CISes.
  • Cervical cancer is often predated by cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN).
  • Similarly, vaginal tumors are VaIN (vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia) when they are still at in situ stage; vulval tumors begin as VIN (vulval intraepithelial neoplasia).


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