Go back to your GP and ask them to call the hospital for more information, while you are there, I was sent for a CT scan of the abdomen, it's a much better way of diagnosing a problem. Don't sit back and wait, it isn't fair, you have the right to the information so dig your heels in and get it.
Good luck LA
Just been reading what you have been going through. Do not panic as I am sure if it was considered urgent you would have had your appointment sooner, If there is any reason to believe cancer is present here in the North East they have what they call "Fast Track" from your GP referring you results should only take 14 days. Ca numbers are pointers not only to cancer but many other ailments. I myself am six years clear and have suffered a bladder problem since my operation. The GP I had at the time kept fast tracking me to different hospitals because she could not find out why -anyway to cut along storey short I changed my GP practice who sent me to see a gynacoligist. I thought he had not read my records because there was nothing left for the gyno to look at but it turns out he also dealt with certain bladder problems and I have a stressed bladder it was all explained as to why this had come about, Now why I say all this is that the gynaecologist has referred you to the oncologist department of another hospital. This happens because whatever the problem is this hospital will be the one where the experts are who can solve and say what the problem is. I am not sure if you are aware but different cancers are treated at different hospitals the same with certain complaints. I was not able to be treated at my local hospital they did not operate on OC. All tests were compleated local and then sent onto other hospital to be looked at. I have a friend in hospital at the moment and she thought it was cancer especially because her Ca was high but its not cancer and no matter what I said to her about Ca numbers she was convinced the Ca results meant cancer. They are now looking at the medication she is taking. So try not to panic (easier said than done). Seems to me from what you have wrote that the Gyno is sending you to see the right people and he will have forwarded all your result to them for them to check and confirm his findings after examining you.
Pat xxxx Take care
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