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No: The shoulder blade, chest wall and lung are in the way and the breast is unlikely to be seen at all. ...Read more
Unlikely: You will need ct chest i would guess. ...Read more
Up back pain almost 2yrs. Right breast thickening mam ok. Us ok of breast. Mri spine ok? Deep tumor? Or could be gallbladder?
Could be anything?--: Generally these are due to simple diseases which present in a different way, rather than in the classical fashion. I would not worry about the tumor, as you seemed to be worried, as the MRI would have, most likely picked it up. Did you get the MRI of the whole spine or which section of it? I recommend seeing your doc who has been doing all these tests as he/she would have all the answers for you. ...Read more
Do patients with benign nerve sheath tumors in spine or elsewhere have higher rates of cancer of any particular type, or in general?
Pet's effective?Side effects?Docs ran cat-2cmx3cm tumor close2 spine near pul. Vein & aorta area.Cat, eco & pul. Funtion test this wk. All info helpful
Yes - helpfull.: A pet scan uses an injection of radioactive sugar. It will not work if a patients blood sugar above 200. It will be taken up in most malignancies and persists, whereas normal tissue gets rid of it and remains negative on the scan. If your mass in tghe chest is positive, you may need a biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 20yr cousin just found out has tumor on spine will get biopsy. I have low back pain for some time now should I make appointment to be safe?
L spine, CT scan came back normal, only have lower back pain. No uti, stones, etc. Would l spine show lower back tumor? Dr. Says l spine was normal?
Can non aggressive breast cancer metastasize to bone? I have er/pr+, her2- breast cancer w tumors in spine and rib. Dr unsure both are related.
Yes, unfortunately: Unfortunately, er/pr positive, her2 negative breast cancer metastasizes to bone quite commonly. On the good side, it usually responds to treatment with hormonal therapy, radiation, and bone strengthening medications very well and patients can live for years. If this is the first possible sign of metastatic disease it is often reasonable to get a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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