... is father, who was a heavy smoker and also in the same line of work, has asbestotis, and his mom, who was also a heavy smoker has COPD, but neither have ever had lung cancer. They are both 75 and doing well. I will go with him for the results, which probably won't be in until after Christmas. ... (7 replies)
... anything between four and five size is almost always cancer..one nodule in the lung could be no cancer or it could be small cell cancer and that is the most deadly!! it spreads like wildfire and you can not stop it.. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I am following up on test results. Husband had CT scan done, and it showed two nodules, not one 8mm nodule. ... (7 replies)
... not only lung cancer. ... (7 replies)
... ray, we hoped and prayed it would show nothing, but there it is showing an 8mm nodule on his upper right lung between 3rd and 4th rib. His Dr. is now scheduling a spiral ct scan to be safe. I am terrified that it will be bad news. ... (7 replies)
... keeping this short I do have a question of an 8 mm lung nodule. Back in november 2010, I had a ct scan done for a kidney stone.. also reports came back that my lungs were clear n good. ... (0 replies)
... i have had scarring on my lungs too and it was from coughing, coming from some cold weather country alot of us get this too, hopefully all is well..'
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... Well we are thinking of you Artistgirl- the waiting is agony.... One step at a time!
Can you go with your husband when he gets the results of the PET scan? Write down all those questions that are buzzing around in your head & ask as soon as you get chance. Sometimes the facts are easier to come to terms with than the unknown & what is in one's imagination!
Hang in... (7 replies)
... Thanks so much for listening and the support. You are right, the waiting is so hard! I hope they can get him in for the scan this week, because we are going to Florida next week. My heart isn't into going, but it will be good for him. I will let you know when we have news. I'm sorry anyone has a reason to be on this board, but grateful there is a place to share:angel: ... (7 replies)
... actually 8mm is a very small nodule. Good luck. ... (1 replies)
... They found a 8mm non calcified lung lesion last year by accident during a abd ct and then they recommended I see a pulmonologist. ... (2 replies)
... now 8mm x 9mm and apparently ' did Lite up" with moderate uptake..... ... (2 replies)
... Hey KellyJames...I understand completely what you are going through. My doctor found an 8mm nodule. I have never smoked in my life, so I'm kinda wondering what in the heck got the nodule there. ... (10 replies)
... d a chest xray last week and the doc said it was fine. had another one the next day at a different place and they called me a week later saying they found a 4 by 8mm nodule. was is that? ... (15 replies)
... I have solitary 8mm nodule on the upper part of my right lung. My doctor has recommended a follow up scan in three months to see if it has grown. ... (1 replies)
... grew a little more to what they are telling me now is 8mm x 11mm. The report said that all characteristics of it are benign but of course i need to do further testing. ... (2 replies)
... lung issues, and the only thing that was found was an 8mm nodule in my right lung. ... (22 replies)
... Not sure if anyone cares, but I got my repeat CT scan done today and the nodule has grown from 8mm to 9. ... (38 replies)
... What are the chances that an 8mm nodule would grow at a damaging rate in 3 months? ... (38 replies)
... I had the same experience. I was not feeling well before Thanksgiving and thought I had bronchitis, my doctor noticed a nodule on my lung. I had a CT scan done and the radiologist said it was an 8mm non specific pleural based nodule. After seeing a lung specialist... ... (3 replies)