New here but need to connect with people who have been there, done that and will share.
12/27/13 chest ct comp to 1/17/11 -chest ct centrilobul emphysema with upper lobe predominance as previously. No significant change as compared to prev. study. A 2mm nodule in the right middle lobe is new comp. to prev. study. Ground-glass 4mm nodule left lower lobe also new from prior study. Should be followed up in 6 month. No significant axillary adenopathy. Rt. superior paratracheall adenopathy stable from study 2011. Similar shotty lymph node pretracheal stable fr prev study. Boarderline size precarinal lymph node also stable. No obvious hilar nodes, No subcarinal adenopathy.No subcarinal adenopathy. Heart, thoracic aorta normal in size. No pleural oor pericarddial effusions. What does it all mean? Primary doc.; says 25% cancer, see lung doc. 2/28/14
My whole family has died from emphysema, my sister being the youngest at 59, the age I am now, so have no family to speak of, or togive support to me, but working on getting whatever support I canl