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Hi everyone I had a radical nephrectomy on the 4th of July I'm still waiting for my follow up appointment, I found a page of my discharge papers a couple of days ago which states, my tumour size being 6cm but the scan had in May at diagnosis stayed it was 5.1cm it's a bit scarey
Hi dont worry I believe the ct scan measurements can be out. My ct measurement of kidney mass was 6.9 cms but after the nephrectomy it was measured at 5.0 cm
Also a 6cm tumour is stil considered quite small
Thank you Jane i was quite worried that it's a fast growing aggressive tumour and had grown a centimetre, from the end of May to the beginning of July , this has resisted me x
Meant reassured x
Hi carol19, kidney cancer is notoriously indolent, ie it's slow growing.
Thank you buttetcup that's reassuring I will let you know the histology when i finally get my follow up appointment it's now been 10 weeks I've rang them twice x
Yes I'm starting to get scared there's something they don't want to tell me !! X
Don’t worry Carol. Easier said than done I know but the days of doctors keeping secrets are long gone.
Thank you Samuel i hope so , but they really should not keep someone waiting and worrying for so long it's really not on x
I agree. I remember the fear I had when I was first diagnosed.
Am I having a senior moment is Samuel your name or is the quote from him ? ok x
Meant to put lol not ok it's this awful predictive texting x
Lol. It’s a quote.
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