beach sunrise wrote:It was considered I might have had some scattered tumor deposits (no significant SUV uptake) but right before surgery nothing showed up so it was radiation damage or dead cancer thanks to radiation. I can't be scientific because it was a yr ago but thats my layman experience with the idea I had some.
beach sunrise wrote:I had a PET that showed it after neoadjuvant but it was not noted on the report (I'm guessing because of low SUV), just my surgeon telling me about it after the MRI before surgery.
beach sunrise wrote:My MRI was before surgery.
Make sure you are watched carefully.
Like CRguy says "You miss more by not looking....than not knowing"
beach sunrise wrote:You sound like my brother who is scared of docs, needles, etc...
I hope you get a complete response. Let us know.
boxhill wrote:I don't know if this is your first MRI, but more will show up in the liver with an MRI than a CT scan. Also the liver loves to throw up weird little things that are non-cancerous. So don't freak out about this. If it turns out that you do indeed have small active mets in your liver, they can be treated in multiple ways without performing surgery on your rectum.
boxhill wrote:I'm sorry, I think I just saw something beginning with 'l" and assumed liver.
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