NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Breast Cancer - Carcinoma in Situ
, Version 1.2016
Genetic counseling | Treatment
• Following LCIS diagnosis, a medical history,
physical exam, and bilateral diagnostic
mammogram is needed if not done before.
• The breast tumor should be fully removed by
an excisional biopsy. The removed tissue will
be studied by a pathologist, who will look for
other breast diseases.
• Lifestyle changes, endocrine therapy, and
surgery may help to prevent breast cancer.
• Breast cancer screening includes breast
exams by your doctor and yourself as well as
mammograms. You may get a breast MRI as