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Old 03-18-2011, 01:13 PM   #1
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11mm nodule on ct scan w/ contrast

Had a CT Scan of my chest they said there is a 11mm nodule in lung and want to do a pet scan to check for cancer should i be concerned

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Old 05-01-2012, 02:35 PM   #2
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Re: 11mm nodule on ct scan w/ contrast

Good question! Had a chest XRay that showed an 11 mm nodule & now they want me to also have the CT scan...wondering now that I have seen your question if the CT scan will just lead to a pet scan.
My advise to you though is not to be worried or concerned, as that won't do a thing for you... but aware, so that maybe you can make some seemingly small, yet significant changes in your day to day life.

Old 05-02-2012, 10:55 PM   #3
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I went to the Er this weekend with bronchitis and they found a noudle on my right lung . I am getting the ct in the morning and I am 35 and a smoker, I am scared to death and very emotional I havent sleep in days. I dont no how not to worry because I always have

Old 06-01-2012, 10:43 AM   #4
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Re: 11mm nodule on ct scan w/ contrast

The PET scan would show if any other cancer is in your body...that's what they are looking for.

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