Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
is the new Thursday PET scan the one which showed the SUV 8.2 in the right perihilar lung lymph node.
if it is easily accessible, your doctors may want to perform a bronchoscopy and biopsy of the lymph node to conform ER and her-2 receptor status of this new lesion in the lung lymph nodes.
some breast cancer cells can mutate and turn ER negative or Her-2/neu positive with time and this can alter therapy.
your medical oncologist might recommend second line anti-estrogen hormone therapy like faslodex injections which I don't think you have had
let me know if you have questions.