Patients Lung cancer
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Posted on 25/09/2021 12:42
I was sent on a 2ww as I was having a feeling of a lump in my throat. Gastroscopy was normal , just minor hiatus hernia. I also had a CT scan from chin to pelvis. Waited 3 weeks and was getting anxious so I called my GP surgery who said my doctor would call yesterday. Immediately I knew there was a problem. This came out of the blue as I was told I have a 5mm enlarged lymph node in the right lung. I have no follow up date to see the consultant and now hanging. I have that awful feeling in my chest of impending doom. I dont know what to do with myself. How long did anybody else have yo wait to see their consultant ?
Beginning of the discussion - 01/10/2021How long did you have to wait to see your cancer consultant? https://www.carenity.co.uk/forum/lung-cancer/living-with-lung-cancer/suspected-lung-cancer-4313
Posted on 01/10/2021 17:26
Hello @Deedro, thank you for opening this discussion. I can imagine what you've been going through is stressful. Have you had any news since you posted?
Can anyone else share their experience? Did you have a long wait to see your consultant when you were diagnosed? Do you remember how you felt during that period? Can you share any advice or encouragement with @Deedro?
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Posted on 01/10/2021 17:39
I've had a letter saying I'm discharged from gastro and that my gp will need to refer to the next consultant. I have had to pester my gp who has now sent a choose and book for information on what to do next !!! I really don't understand why I am left in the dark
Posted on 01/10/2021 18:50
I was first told of my nodule finding on a chest X-ray early July. My anxiety was through the roof I spoke to a lung nurse at my hospital and she was fantastic she kept me informed all the time because of my anxiety. Let them know how you are feeling wishing you all the best x
Posted on 01/10/2021 23:32
I dont have a name of anybody at the hospital to contact, I am just replying on my gp to obtain a response as to what happens next by the gastro who has discharged me
Posted on 01/10/2021 23:40
My gp keeps saying different things like, it's probably benign and I think it's good news and probably need no follow up and you have Rheumatoid so that can cause enlarged lymph nodes, grrrrrr!!!!!!!
Posted on 02/10/2021 14:14
I didn’t have a name I rang my local hospital and was put through to the lung nurses, they were very helpful