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3mm lung module detected

3mm lung module detected

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richard24
10/21/2019 6:53pm
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Hi everyone. Thank you all for your great contribution and support through this forum. I have learned much more than I could’ve by searching random sites.

In July I was diagnosed with Stage 1a Mel on my right forearm (.2mm Breslow, Clark level 2, no ulceration) and had it removed via WLE August 1st(clean margins). A couple of months after I had a CT scan of my chest area or served by my primary after feeling some tingling/numbness on my left armpit(opposite side of my Mel).

A month ago I was told results came back clean, but was just informed by my dermatologist there was a small 3mm module found on my right lung that the tech was not concerned about. She would like me to have another CT before our next appointment(5 months). Should I push for a scan earlier? Anyone have any experience with Stage 1 showing up in lungs without any sign on the armpit lymph nodes?

Sorry for any typos. Typing from my phone.

Linny - (10/21/2019 - 9:29pm)

Lung nodules don't have to be cancerous. Most of them are benign. Here's some more information on them: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lung-cancer/expert-answer...

Stage IIIB, Unknown Primary; 1 positive node in left axilla. Diagnosed December 2010.

richard24 - (10/22/2019 - 12:50am)

Thank you for the information.

tedtell1 - (10/22/2019 - 7:16am)

I've had several small nodules appear on scans....and docs have always said they are no worry, then next scan they aren't even there. I guess small lung nodules are relatively common. Hard not to worry though.....I get it! Hope you continue to be free of the beast!
Ted

Ted Tellman

Stage IV initial, NIVO February-June 2018 stopped because of colitis. WLE in Feb 2018, NED after surgery and recent scans. Treatment at Regions, St. Paul, MN, Dr. Dudek