DebM Posted July 30, 2020 Share Posted July 30, 2020 I've only posted here once before, but have spent hours reading posts and learning about lung cancer treatments. I was diagnosed with 2B adenocarcinoma and had RLL robotic lobectomy in February. The tumor was 5.5 cm. The surgery appeared to be successful and the lymph nodes and margins were clear. The nodule was initially found in a routine x-ray in 2010. It was negative on a PET scan and I had CT scans for the next 6 years. It was eventually determined that it was probably scar tissue because the nodule hadn't changed at all in 6 years. The pulmonary specialist told me that I didn't require any additional scans and that the nodule was "stable." In 2019 my new PC ordered a follow up scan and in that four year period the tumor had doubled in size and lit up on the PET scan. After surgery, I was advised to have 4 founds of cisplatin/Alimta as adjuvant chemotherapy. I just finished the last round last week. I don't know if I was a just kind of a drama queen, but I really struggled with the chemo and was so thrilled to finally be finished last Friday. Then I had my first CT scan yesterday and my results were posted to my online medical chart this morning. I was completely blindsided and scared to death. The results state that I have "scattered minute nodular densities within the right lung the etiology of which is indeterminate and possibility of metastases should be considered." It also stated that there were "no appreciable nodules on my CT scan from 6 months ago" back when the whole thing started. I haven't heard back from my surgeon or oncologist yet. I am freaking out trying to figure out what this means...has anyone else had this type of CT scan result so soon after surgery and finishing chemo? Is there any chance that this isn't a recurrence? I was completely aware of the possibility of recurrence, but guess I just didn't expect it to happen so soon. Thanks in advance! ColleenRae, G.A.M. and jack14 3 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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