Patty Posted January 27, 2006 Share Posted January 27, 2006 All was okay except for the PET Scan showed "something" at surgery site where the mass was removed. Onc doesn't believe it is cancer, either inflammation, scar tissue, etc. but needs to be looked at again in 2-1/2 months. Referred me to a pulmonary dr, maybe he can do something to help with the pain, coughing, shortness of breath or whatever the problem is down in there, I guess. Soooooooo....I'd really like to believe that it's not cancer and that I am going to be cured, but lately the lung cancer survival "statistics" have really gotten me down. They have told me that I have a good chance of being cured, but a big part of me says that I'm not going to be that lucky, so I am going to worry for another 2-1/2 month. My Onc says I probably have over a 50% chance. To me that is the difference between yes & no. A flip of the coin as to whether I am going to live or die! I know, I know, I still have a LOT to be thankful for, and I know it in my head, just need to convince my emotions, heart, nerves, all my aches & pains etc. Any opinions about my PET Scan results or anything else anybody can share with me? Thanks, Patty Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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