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Yes there should be regular measurements of nodules to see if they are growing.
Any suspicion of increase in size clinically should be followed by tests like CT and MRI scan to confirm
What is sub plueural lobe?
Plz can u advise re this repoRt. the upper lobe and adrenal gland we have have been told are not mets
It is subpleural nodule
which is covering of lung
It clearly states that it is disease progression.
Without biopsy of these new nodes it is not possible to say that they are not mets.
I am sorry to be the bearer of this news. Let me know if i can provide more info
What can be done about the nodule there can it be ablated?
Why do thy say nodule and nto metastases?
this can only be told by biopsy
We had a meeting and they confirmed there's 1 liver met, 1 node and 1 subpleural nodule
Chemo is resistant . What's happens if chemo resistant?
surgical removal is then best option.
But it's in 3 diff places ? An surgery still b done
How can you stop micro mets if chemo
Not working ?
Oh I see
This oncologist just said chemo not working and we can't do nothing here
radiotherapy is best option then.
Can u have radiotherapy ?
yes we can do that
it it meant ...
The sub pleural nodule is 0.5 cm
I didn't know . But would that try to kill the microscopic cells ?
With 3 mets he can be treated right ?
Is this's like nano knife radiotherapy ?
yes they can be
Is the nodule tiny then as 0.5?
Without chemo and these 3 mets how lomg can the person survive u think ?
It can vary from 6 months to 6 years.
depending on the type
Oh ok . He initially was stage 3. Colon cancer
Yes i have read the history.
Can chemo cause mets ? As soon as he started chemo this all happened . He was fine all this time before that
no it does not cause mets
U think this situation at present is terminal ?
it is serious and high stage
yes it seems to be advanced disease
Even 3 metastases is serious ?
yes they represent an advanced disease.
If thses can be ablated / radiotherapy then will that improve matters ?
yes it can improve the prognosis.
I hope this answers your questions, do you have more questions. ?
Ok would it greatly improve it ?
no just moderately
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sorry last question can person still survive 3,4 years ?
yes he can if treated well and even if resistant,
radiotherapy can halt the progress
I never knew that radiotherapy can help , his drs did not mention it , is there a specific radiotherapy ?
yes it depends on type of cancer.
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