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How long is the wait?

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6/10/2019 9:07pm
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I’m getting a sentinel node biopsy soon. Will I find out if it has spread to the nodes right after surgery or is there a wait?

Baby_Girl - (6/10/2019 - 10:07pm)

My surgeon originally said about 5 days but it actually took 2 weeks. My surgeon seemed just as surprised as I did to find out 2 our of3 of my lymph nodes were positive.

mandyjill - (6/11/2019 - 9:41am)

It took about a week for me to get the results back on my SLNB.

regwash - (6/11/2019 - 11:30am)

Seems as if the answer varies - I had my WLE and sentinel lymph node biopsy on a Monday and had the answer on that Thursday.