Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64
by Steven_Ag on Thu May 24, 2007 12:00 AM
I am 30 months out from treatment for Squamos cell at base of my tongue. My recent P.E.T scan should that i have "subtle metabolism in the region of the right hilium measures up to 3.3 suv anterior to the right pulmonary artery. Metabolism in a low paratracheal lymph node measures up to 3.0 suv non-specific. Metabolism in the lateral segment of the left hepatic lobe posteriorly appears focal and measures up to 3.5 SUV.
In layman terms, what is this saying ??? I have inlarged Lymph Nondes on my lungs ??
I had this PET over 2 months ago and a couple of days after the test, the nurse called me and said everything was OK. Then I go to the Doctor today and he lays this report on me that was over 2 months old. So, It appears that the Doc never read the report and only the nurse took it upon herslef to evaluate the results. Am I close ??
This report also states that I have right heart failure/right heart disease and possible Aortic valve disease
by Pbj11 on Fri May 25, 2007 12:00 AM
Can't answer these questions but can direct you to a website I've found where a oncologist who specializes in lung cancer answers questions. Please go to onctalk.com and ask the doctor.
Good luck Stephen.
When you track a discussion, you will get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to track this discussion?
If you stop tracking this discussion, you will no longer get notified by e-mail if anyone else posts a new message on this discussion. Are you sure you want to stop tracking this discussion?
If you were considering traveling for cancer treatment, which headline would you find more interesting?
Destination: HOPE. Cancer care that is worth the trip.
Over 84% of our patients travel to our hospital from another state
Neither headline is interesting
We care about your feedback. Let us know how we can improve your CancerCompass experience.