MY WIFE RECENTLY HAD A CT SCAN & THE IMPRESSIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS: * Bilateral vocal cord palsy (more prominent on left side)
* Few enlarged left supraclavicular lymph nodes
* ~3 x 2 cm irregular mass in medial aspect of right upper lobe of lung, infiltrating the mediastinal pleura-suggestive of malignancy (metastases - known carcinoma of left breast)
* I11 defined soft tissue rind measuring ~1 cm in thickness in superior
mediastinum, encasing the mediastinal structures- suggestive of malignancy (spread from pleura / metastatic lymphodes)
* ~2 cm right perihilar mediastinal lesion.
* Multiple nodules measuring about 2 mm to 5 mm in both lungs-
suggestive of metastases.
* Moderate pericardial effusion.
* Thin layer of left pleural effusion.
I KNOW IT IS RELATED TO CANCER, BUT I WANT TO KNOW EXACTLY WHAT TYPE OF CANCER IT IS & WHAT IS THE SURVIVAL CHANCE (PERIOD) FOR PATIENT TAKING TREATMENT & PATIENT NOT TAKING ANY TREATMENT. KINDLY GIVE YOUR VALUABLE SUGGESTION.
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I have evaluated your query for Pushpa kumari thoroughly.* This is the case of left breast carcinoma with secondary spread to multiple body organs.* Prognosis depends upon so many factors, but with these much provision of data - patient taking treatment may have survival chances of 70 - 80 % for 2 - 3 years.- patinet not taking treatment may have the same of around 30 - 40 %.Hope this may help you. Wishing good health to her ahead. Regards.
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