The Significance of Lobular Carcinoma In Situ and Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia of the Breast

@article{Lewis2012TheSO,
  title={The Significance of Lobular Carcinoma In Situ and Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia of the Breast},
  author={Jana L. Lewis and David Y. Lee and Paul Ian Tartter},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={4124-4128}
}
The significance of lobular neoplasia (LN), lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) and atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH)) found at core needle biopsy (CNB) of the breast remains uncertain. There is a consistent risk of underestimating malignancy after the diagnosis of LN on CNB. The aim of this study was to determine if patients with a CNB result of LN need surgical excision. Patients were identified by searching the institutions pathology database for the terms “lobular carcinoma in situ” and… CONTINUE READING

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