After DCIS, About 1 in 5 Invasive BCs Unrelated to Original DCIS
After DCIS, About One in Five Invasive Breast Cancers Unrelated to Original DCIS June 15, 2022 In the years following a DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) diagnosis, about one in five invasive breast cancers that developed were not related to the original DCIS lesion. Read more...
Low-Dose Tamox Reduces Recur & Invasive Risk After Non-Invasive
Low-Dose Tamoxifen May Be an Option to Reduce Risk of Recurrence, Invasive Disease After Non-Invasive Breast Cancer December 18, 2018 A low dose of tamoxifen after surgery reduced the risk of recurrence, as well as the risk of new invasive disease, in women diagnosed with hormone-receptor-positive breast intraepithelial…
Lumpectomy vrs Mastectomy
so far it's non invasive dcis, but they won't know for 100% until they go in. If I do a lumpectomy there's radiation in addition to chemo for Her2. Recommendations?
How soon did you go back to work after surgery?
Brand new member today. I was diagnosed about 4 weeks ago with IDC. They were going to do a lumpectomy but I'm not a candidate for radiation so am going with a single mastectomy. My surgery is tentatively scheduled for Friday Jan 20 going home the next day. I am self employed with a home based Internet sales business so I…
Anyone had reoccurance aftering opting out of taking tamoxofin?
I was diagnosed April 2015 at age 27 after having an excisional biop, from mammogram and ultrasound doctors were confident it was a benign fibroadneoma, turns out it was not. I had ~2.5cm DCIS tumor and <1.0mm invasive tumors scattered throughout, Stage 1. I had a unilateral mastectomy June 2015. Due to the the small…
Micro-invasive DCIS that is her2+++
By clinical definition a true microinvasion is "IDC(Invasive Ductal Carcinoma) that is 1mm or less in its greatest dimension". As requested a separate forum index for those of us who had true Micro-Invasive DCIS that was her2+++. Yes, we are a rare bunch but lately there have been a few more of us that joined BC.org and…
Can biopsies cause cancer to spread?
I just thought this would be a good topic for discussion.