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Old 11-10-2010, 09:44 AM   #6
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Smile Re: kidney cancer stages IV ?

Hi Sadiebabie,

In answer to your question about whether or not they scan my entire body, the answer is NO. The scans I have had done were an abdominal MRI and ultrasound which includes the kidney, liver, spleen, pancreas, gallbladder and adrenal gland. When my cancer was discovered a CT scan was done of my lungs.

I will definitely talk with my nephrologist about the possibility of having total body scans. After what has happened with your dad, I totally agree that it is a good idea to have that done. Thank you for making me aware.

I keep your dad in my thoughts and wish him improved health.

Best of health to you also.