Guest bean_si (Not Active) Posted June 25, 2004 Share Posted June 25, 2004 I picked up my PET/CT scan report. It compared this scan with one of 12/3/03. I was previously dx'd and treated for small cell. Report said Restaging Lung NSC. "right upper lobe mass......tracer accumulation has significantly diminshed when compared to previous exam." Well, gee whiz, I would hope so. It was almost 9 cm and since then I've had months of combined chemo/radiation - for the wrong type of cancer but then.... Good news: No hilar or mediastinal adenopathy. No abnormal tracer accumulations in liver lesions. My chemo onc had mentioned surgery. Today I saw my rad. onc. and asked about possibility of surgery. He said that would be difficult because of (results of) radiation treatment (for small cell lung cancer). He looked at the CD & said couldn't say for sure if it was cancer - it could be inflammation. I asked then why not give me Erthyromycin. He said there were 3 ways to go 1)watch it 2) give antibiotic 3) or more chemo I told him I wanted to change my chemo onc and gave him a list of chemo onc names, asking him to recommend. He basically said stay with Dr. PresentChemoOnc. He also wrote down the address of this web site and might be visiting. I told him how great everyone here was. The difference between the two doctors is night and day. I don't know if I can stick with Dr. PresentChemoOnc. Cat Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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