Bone scan results help

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I had a CT scan on Thursday and also a nuclear bone scan as been having some abdominal issues and pain in ribs and back. When the bone scan had finished the radiographer wanted to do another scan of abdomen and pelvis. At the end of this when I was leaving, she said that I would get the results in a couple of days and checked who had referred me. The scans were arranged by my breast cancer nurse ( breast cancer stage 2b last year) so I haven't seen a doctor yet. My question is, if it is good news would I hear that quickly? I am assuming it is good news and the results don't need to be discussed at an MDT meeting, my BC nurse can just phone me with the results- all clear. Or am I going to get the results that quickly because something has shown up? I have been wondering. Does anyone have experience of this?

  • Hi,

    I don’t think you can tell or know that from my experience- I’ve had results very quickly and have had to wait for results too- both with mixed results. Probably depends how busy they are?! The people who do the scans always say someone else will get back to you in a few days or next week etc- I think it’s just something they say so you know they can’t give you the results there and then? I hope the results are good news for you! Try not to worry or read into things too much- easier said than done I know! Fingers crossed and hope everything goes well! 

    Jo x