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Topic: DCI sub type tubular

Forum: Less Common Types of Breast Cancer — Meet others with less common forms of breast cancer, such as Medullary carcinoma, Inflammatory breast cancers, Mucinous carcinoma (colloid carcinoma), Paget's disease, Papillary carcinoma, Phyllodes tumor, Tubular carcinomas, Metaplastic tumors, Adenoid cystic carcinomas and Angiosarcoma.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2014 12:50AM

Parks wrote:

does anyone else have tubular IDC How will it be treated differently? Is this better to have than other sub types? Surgery Monday. Meeting tomorrow to go over all the tests I have been doing the last 2 weeks. So Nervous! Praying they don't find it anywhere else. As it stands I have a lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node surgery.  

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Jun 26, 2014 10:24AM Moderators wrote:

Parks, We welcome you to the BCO community. We are sorry for your recent diagnosis and the distress that it brings.  The members here can offer support and their own unique experiences.  We hope you will find information and a sense of understanding.  You may want to check out out tips for those newly diagnosed at Newly Diagnosed.  Please keep us posted on your surgery. The Mods

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Jun 26, 2014 09:19PM BookWoman wrote:

Parks, I had tubular IDC. Of course we are all different and treatment will depend on size, grade, etc. Mine was very small and I had no lymph node involvement so it was treated with lumpectomy and radiation and now I am on Letrozole. With the exception of the Letrozole, the treatment was the same as I had for a previous diagnosis of DCIS. My understanding is that tubular is usually not very aggressive and is not likely to spread beyond the breast. Good Luck!

Dx 9/2010, DCIS, Left, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/30/2010 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 10/31/2010 Breast, Lymph nodes Dx 12/13/2012, IDC: Tubular, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 12/13/2012 Lumpectomy: Right Surgery 1/7/2013 Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 3/11/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 4/12/2013 Femara (letrozole)

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