Is lobular carcinoma in situ as a component of breast carcinoma a risk factor for local failure after breast-conserving therapy? Results of a matched pair analysis.

@article{BenDavid2006IsLC,
  title={Is lobular carcinoma in situ as a component of breast carcinoma a risk factor for local failure after breast-conserving therapy? Results of a matched pair analysis.},
  author={Merav A Ben-David and Celina G Kleer and Chintana Paramagul and Kent A. Griffith and Lori J. Pierce},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
BACKGROUND The goals of the current study were to compare the clinicopathologic presentations of patients with lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) as a component of breast carcinoma who were treated with breast conserving surgery (BCS) and radiation therapy (RT) with those of patients without LCIS as part of their primary tumor and to report rates of local control by overall cohort and specifically in patients with positive margins for LCIS and multifocal LCIS. METHODS Sixty-four patients with… CONTINUE READING
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