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New primary lung nodule


Mary Ann Torrone

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Had two wedge resections (right and left lungs) in April 2020. Just received pathology report and have a new malignant primary Adenocarcinoma (10x2 mm) in right upper lobe. Very discouraged.  Can’t discuss treatment options with Surgeon until next Friday.  Looking at possible lobectomy, radiation. 

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Hi, Mary Ann,

That's gotta be discouraging. In addition to surgery/radiation, at this point I would want to discuss adjuvant chemo to get any other leftover cancer cells that might be floating around. Also, I'd want to be sure a sample of the tumor is sent out for molecular/genetic testing to see if you might be eligible for targeted therapy (a pill).

Hang in there, and keep us posted.

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