lobular carcinoma in situ [also called LCIS]


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(LOB-yoo-lar kar-sih-NO-ma in SYE-too)

An overgrowth of cells in the lobules of the breast. These cells are not likely to turn into an invasive cancer. But having them means a higher risk of getting breast cancer in either breast.

Read more about lobular carcinoma in situ or see an illustration of lobular carcinoma in situ.

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Audio contributed by: Linda Ellerbee

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