Causes and risk factors

Pre-cancerous conditions

Having a pre-cancerous condition doesn’t mean that you have cancer, or that you will definitely develop cancer. But pre-cancerous conditions are diseases or syndromes that might develop into a cancer, so it’s important to monitor your health.

  • General information

    Breast calcifications

    Breast calcifications are usually harmless. These small deposits of calcium are most likely to be found during a mammogram.

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    Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS)

    Women with Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) should have regular breast screening. LCIS is not a cancer, but indicates a risk of cancer in later life.