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    actually asking for my dad....he finished chemo and radiation in oct...so the 3 mth pet scan showed a small hot spot ( dr said most likely dead cancer cells) recheck in another 3 mths ( which would be his 6 mth post pet scan) now the hot spots are larger??? they scoped him and said they didnt see any signs of cancer but the petscan shows a small hotspot in the largnx and an even larger hot spot on the lymph node...dr...

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      has anybody experienced a 6 mth scan worse then the 3 mth??? dr said it might be dead cancer cells or can be active cancer to wait 2 mths and repeat scan?? dr scoped and said no signs of cancer but pet scan showed hot spots in  throat and  lymph node??? opinions please?

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        I was just wondering if anybody else experienced their 6 mth scan being worse then the 3 mth???? The drs say that the hot spots can be dead cancer cells? repeat scan in 2mths? the reasoning of doing the 6mth scan was to make sure the hot spots werent active cancer so being that it was worse why are they waiting another 2mths?? is it possible they are just dead cancer cells??    

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            Hi! Im inquiring information for my father. We found out he had a growth on his larynx about 3 mths ago. Two weeks ago he started his radiation and chemo. Radiation is M-F and chemo every Thursday. My dad is a very stubborn tuff man. He never had a hard time swallowing or eating. He eats very well up until recently. He refused to take any pain meds and ect at the begining knowing that it would get tough and he would...

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            Head and Neck Cancer, Laryngeal Cancer, Squamous Cell Cancer, Throat Cancer, Thyroid Cancer
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