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Esophagael cancer

30 Dec 2017 11:44

Hi about six weeks ago i had a biopsies on a small  nodule in my esophagus i was then told i had high grade dysplasia and the nodule would be removed by emr.i went yesterday to have this done and was told by this doctor that the biopsie showed i had a carcinoma.but then to make matters worse the nodule wasnt removed as 2 different doctors couldn't find it.i wasnt given any explanation for this and all they did was take more biopsies.has anyone ever heard of this.im wondering why the first doctor told me i had high grade dysplasia and not carcinoma.the first doctor is now on annual leave.im worried sick over this.has anyone had this happen to them.

Re: Esophagael cancer

1 Jan 2018 09:06 in response to James5159

Welcome to our forum, James5159.

I'm sorry to hear about your situation and that now you're left with this unanswered question which I suppose don't help matters.

When will you be able to talk to your doctor again?

I hope that some of our members who can relate to your situation will be popping here soon to give you advice and offer support.

If you wish to speak to someone medically trained before your next appointment with your doctor, our cancer nurses will be back after the holidays and you can reach them on this phone number 0808 800 4040, Monday - Friday between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Once you know more come back if you find a moment and give us an update.

Wishing you the very best,

Renata, Cancer Chat Moderator