It is the consensus of the Working Group that prophylactic bilateral mastectomy is not recommended for the majority of women with LCIS. However, risk-reducing bilateral mastectomy is an option that may be chosen by some women. The potential role of risk-reducing surgery should be discussed by the multidisciplinary team with consideration of the individual patient’s preferences and other risk factors.
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