Lobular neoplasia on core needle biopsy does not require excision.

@article{Nagi2008LobularNO,
  title={Lobular neoplasia on core needle biopsy does not require excision.},
  author={Chandandeep S. Nagi and James O'Donnell and Mikhail Tismenetsky and Ira J. Bleiweiss and Shabnam M. Jaffer},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={112 10},
  pages={2152-8}
}
BACKGROUND Lobular neoplasia (LN), encompassing atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS), is often an incidental finding on core needle biopsies (CNBs) performed in instances of radiologic densities and/or calcifications. Because LN is generally considered a risk factor for breast carcinoma, the utility of subsequent excision is controversial. METHODS The authors' database yielded 98 cases of LCIS and/or ALH. Cases containing LN accompanied by a second lesion… CONTINUE READING
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