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Lymph nodes and PET

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anotherone
anotherone Member Posts: 546

had a PET scan - anybody has any idea why a couple of lymph nodes can light up ( SUV 3-4) while the lessons themselves appear to be inactive/possibly scars?


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  • parakeetsrule
    parakeetsrule Member Posts: 605
    edited February 2022
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    What did your oncologist say about them? What did the PET report say?

  • anotherone
    anotherone Member Posts: 546
    edited February 2022
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    oncologist said nothing yet.report says " a couple of slightly increased in avidity but not size nodes ". SUV 4.1 one of them , 2.something other and a third one simar.

  • malebreastc
    malebreastc Member Posts: 90
    edited February 2022
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    In my report my oncologist said these are reactive nodes, not significant, don’t know what it means but my guess is these are not se

  • anotherone
    anotherone Member Posts: 546
    edited February 2022
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    what was the SUV of yours ?

    My treatment was changed once because new active lymph nodes popped up so it was classed as progression.