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Topic After cancer treatment

Finished treatment? Trying to find a new normal or perhaps feeling a bit lost and anxious - share experiences and practical tips with other members and the online team.

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Started by silver56 on 28 November 2015 at 14:22

Does anybody know how long you wait for results from a follow up ct scan?

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    14 December 2015 at 18:38

    Thanks Sue xx

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    From SusieQ  
    14 December 2015 at 08:05
    Edited on: 14 December 2015 at 08:05

    Brilliant news, Sue...and I can imagine there was a huge sigh of relief all round. The stress of waiting for results can feel immense, and so hopefully now you and the family can relax, and celibrate...

    Warm wishes


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    11 December 2015 at 18:13

    Hiya Sue just wanted to let you know ct scan results letter came today.

    No evidence of cancer so Dr is happy to leave me until next fantastic news.thanks for caring.

    Love suex

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    From SusieQ  
    30 November 2015 at 11:14


    Generally, the maximum length of time someone with cancer should have to wait for follow up C/T scan results, should be about two weeks. It can even be sooner, but I would always suggest that if you haven't heard in two weeks time, either contact your GP/hospital specialist nurse or consultant's secretary, and say you haven't heard anything.

    The reason it takes about that length of time, is for the scan to be reported on, and sometimes, it may be then discussed at a MDT (multidisciplinary team meeting) to determine what happens next treatment wise.

    Follow up scans are often undertaken to measure the results of recent cancer treatment, or to monitor if there have been any changes. This is an understandably stressful time - and anxieties can be high, whilst you wait to here how things are...

    Do message Robyn or myself if you'd like to talk anything through...

    Warm wishes


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