Clinical implications of margin involvement by pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in situ.

@article{DownsKelly2011ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical implications of margin involvement by pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in situ.},
  author={Erinn Downs-Kelly and Diana Bell and George H. Perkins and Nour Sneige and Lavinia P. Middleton},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={135 6},
  pages={737-43}
}
CONTEXT The appropriate treatment for patients with pleomorphic lobular carcinoma in situ (PLCIS) is unknown. When diagnosed on core biopsy, excision is recommended; however, management of PLCIS when it involves margins has not been addressed. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the significance of PLCIS that is located close to, or at, a resection margin. DESIGN We identified 26 patients with resection specimens containing PLCIS, all of whom were offered chemoprevention and radiation therapy. The margin… CONTINUE READING
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