Hi, I am new. I have TN breast cancer and have had a lumpectomy of the right breast. I had a X-ray before the sugery and a couple lung nodules showed up. At first they thought they were probably nothing but after doing a pet scan one did light up but not as bright as it could have. I am waiting to see if a doc at MD will biop it, two other docs have already pasted on it saying it is too deep in the chest wall. I am a stage 1 early stage 11 because of the size 2.1cm. I am 56 and pretty worried about the lung thing. I am waiting to start chemo, it has been 6 weeks since the surgery. Has anyone else had a similair experience? What are the chances that the lung nodule is cancer. Lymp nodes were clear, but I know cancer can travel thru your blood stream as well. Thanks for listening and I will be looking forward to your response. DebbieView Thread
I am going thru the same thing, I am 56 and have TN breast cancer. They have also found a nodule on my lung, same side as the cancer, and I am waiting to hear if I will have a lung biopsy to see if it is cancer. I had a pet scan and it did light up but not as much as it should have, but it still may be cancer says the oncologist. I am very worried about it as well. I am Stage I, early Stage two because the lump on my breast was 2.1cm. But if it is in my lungs that would change. I am scheduled to go thru chemo this week or next depending on the status of the biop. The lung nodule is so deep in my chest wall that two docs have already passed on it. I live near houston so they are having a surgeon from MD Anderson look at it and see if he wants to tackle it. I am hoping he will just so I can know one way or another. I really need to get started with the chemo too. I will keep you posted as whether I get the bbiopsy. I do know that whether it is cancer or not I will start the chemo as they said it would shrink it and then it may be removed after that. Hope this helps some.View Thread
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