... Hello. In April I had the same diagnosis and was also very frightened. Mine turned out to be a carcinoid tumor of the lung. I had an open thoracotomy and they removed it and no further treatment is necessary. Because it was small (as yours seems to be) they were able to get the whole thing and take it out. They also removed my entire lobe of the lung (also the middle lobe... (2 replies)
... I am new to these boards. My father in law has just had ct scan results. It was an abdominal scan which obviously looked at chest area as well.
This has shown up at small spiculated nodule (size not know, we only have scan summary at the moment) in his upper right lung. The results also mention an adrenal mass which they say may or may not be malignant.
The summary says the... (0 replies)
... am having anxiety myself. I was found to have a 3mm non calcified nodule of my right middle lobe. ... (2 replies)
... I am having anxiety myself. I was found to have a 3mm non calcified nodule of my right middle lobe. ... (2 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)
... Hi, real quick...haven't you had a biopsy? I know that was the first things they did with my nodules. I would ask for one. I have apparently got a complicated case, (just got diagnosed) so I can't really help, but to say, if it bugs you enough to come to the forum, get the docs buns in gear!!
God bless and good luck, Dana (3 replies)
... I had a chest CT scan and they found 2 nodules on my lungs, one on each lung, appx 3mm in size. I had an MRI done this July 2013 and the nodule on the left lung has grown from 3mm to 7mm. Should I be concerned? ... (3 replies)
... Has anyone had a solitary pulmonary nodule grow from 1cm to 2cm in two weeks? ... (0 replies)
... scan in a year. They all felt it had benign characteristics. Funny thing is no matter how much i read up on the message boards i couldn't find anyone who had a nodule that grew but wasn't cancerous. I didn't think it was possible! ... (2 replies)
... All docs think benign but Pulmonologist told me to have it removed. I smoked for 20 years and quit right after the nodule was found. So, I am still quite concerned. They will not know for sure until the surgery. ... (2 replies)
I don't know what to think except the worst case scenario here. In 2008 they found 2 small nodules on my right lung (2.5 mm and 5mm). They checked it again in March of 2010 and they were both same size, no changes and they assumed it was scar tissue. I just did a follow up CT scan yesterday (nov 2011) and was told that the 5mm (which the report said was 5x8) grew a... (2 replies)
... I have a 9 mm noncalcified nodule with "mildly irregular margins" on my right upper lobe that was just discovered this week and I'm only 29. ... (7 replies)
... to make sure it won't change in size and he could close the case at that time. He also said that if it remains unchanged, it's very very likey benign and that it will remain there forever. ... (7 replies)
... Was wanting to give you an update and check in on you and your situation. At my last appointment, my doctor was concerned because the nodules were growing in size and number. The PET scan was negative, so my doctor does not think that it is cancerous. ... (10 replies)
... The size of the nodule now is 8 mm x 5 mm. ... (1 replies)
... er so we are not concerned at this time but will followup. The small one you have is pretty small in the world of lung nodules and only if it were to change in size would I even consider a biopsy...they are kind of a painful procedure that really isn't necessary unless the nodule grows. ... (5 replies)
... I was dx with breast cancer 4yrs ago..with one positive lymph node..stage 2 grade2 Invasive ductual carcinoma..a few months ago, a nodule was found on my lungs, cant remember the size but it was so small that I was told they could not biopsy. I have not had any mets.. ... (4 replies)
... later I got the call that I should go to a pulinary doctor and have a ct. On Dec 20th I had my ct. The report came back that there were two "tiny" nodules. No size was put in report..........just "tiny". The doctor felt we were completely safe by waiting because of the size of it and the shape. ... (17 replies)
... I believe 9mm is about the size of a dime. I am impressed with your doctor since they are pursuing all avenues to determine what is wrong with you. ... (2 replies)
... get established as a new patient, he listened to my chest and heard "rales" and possilbe fluid in lungs, sent me for an xray, called the next day and said a 9mm nodule in upper right lung. I had a chest xray in jan. 2006 and it was fine. How big is 9mm? ... (2 replies)