Wait and Watch BAC - 1270651

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 07:50

Have multiple nodules with one showing some activity on PET scan and biopsy is BAC with EFGR positive.
Oncologist and surgeon have agreed with wait and watch, What is appropriate time for scheduling CT scan?
What is natural activity in these tumors?

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catdander

Hi Lady,

I'm glad you're still watching the BAC and not had to start treatment. There isn't a "natural" activity for BAC though it does sound as it yours is quite slow growing. We have tons of informaiton on the subject. The first 2 posts, the most recent, are an excellent places to start, Myths and Misconceptions About Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC) and Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC): What is It? http://cancergrace.org/lung/category/lung-cancer/special-populations-in…

The time between scans depends and ranges from yearly to 6 and 12 weeks depending on how aggressive the cancer is.

Best of luck,
Janine