8735084 tn?1399572236

diagnosed in 2010, new nodule found???

I was diagnosed with stage 2b nsc lung cancer in July 2010, had lobectomy left lower, chemo every 3 weeks for 4 mos. Had a CT scan 2 wks ago & my oncologist just found a new 5mm nodule- (not there 3 mos ago) .  Am I at a higher risk of this new one being malignant?
2 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
8735084 tn?1399572236
Thanks for the information.   The new nodule is 5mm;  I have another MRI scheduled in July to check for any changes.  All we know so far is that it wasn't on my scan 9 months ago.
Helpful - 0
Avatar universal
What are the symptoms present? The presence of new nodule warrants further evaluation by your doctor. The chance of this being malignant depends on a variety of factors such as size and character of the nodule and its histopathology. It is best that you discuss the result with your attending physician for proper evaluation. Take care and do keep us posted.
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Lung Cancer Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Here are 15 ways to help prevent lung cancer.
Tricks to help you quit for good.
Diet and digestion have more to do with cancer prevention than you may realize
How your health improves once you quit.
A list of national and international resources and hotlines to help connect you to needed health and medical services.
Herpes sores blister, then burst, scab and heal.