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My wife had a wedge resection for a nodule in the lung.It

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My wife had a wedge resection for a nodule in the lung.It was diagnosed as low grade Adenocarcinoma , she had a ct scan 5 and a half months after the operation, treatment is not required at this time.We hope the survival rate is high. their was only one nodule.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: We saw the surgeon 2 days after the ct scan and our family doctor knows whats going on,no medication is being prescribed at this time.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: dexilant for stomach non flushing niacin and Restasis for the eyes, as well as omega 3 and calcium. No allergies.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: The doctors know her medical history.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

I am a cancer doctor.

I'm glad she had a good surgery wedge resection of her low grade lung adenocarcinoma.

it sounds like it was a curative surgery and the margins were clean and she didn't need additional therapy

cure rate should be very very high, like 90% + cure rate at 5 years.

her doctors should have talked to you about the cure rates after a lung wedge resection.

I hope she doesn't smoke

let me know if you have other questions.