It is difficult to detect LCIS on your own. Doctors usually find LCIS through an abnormal mammogram and a biopsy.
LCIS usually does not cause any signs or symptoms, such as a lump or other visible changes to the breast. LCIS may not always show up on a screening mammogram. One reason is that LCIS often lacks microcalcifications, the tiny specks of calcium that form within other types of breast cancer cells. On a mammogram,...Read more
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Q. I’ve just been diagnosed with LCIS. The doctor said it’s not really cancer; but if that’s the case, why is it called cancer? I’m... Read more »