Your doctor may deem it wise not to treat the condition, and may recommend instead that you come in for regular breast exams to monitor any possible changes.
If your doctor advocates early treatment, that may be a synthetic hormonal supplement to reduce activity of estrogen in your breasts. In extreme cases, surgical removal of the breast may be an option. Generally LCIS can be successfully treated with hormonal supplementation and surgery.
BreastCancer.org: Non-invasive or Invasive Breast Cancer
WiseGeek.com: What Is Lobular Carcinoma In Situ?
Cancer.org: What is breast cancer?
MayoClinic.com: Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)
Reviewed August 10, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg R.N.
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