I have been provisionally diagnosed as 1b2 pending EUA and MRI results (MRI is on 15/12) and thought that these were the only procedures the MDT would be using to confirm staging and treatment plan. However today I have received an appointment letter for a chest X-ray on 18/12 and am a bit confused as nobody mentioned this to me at any of my appointments. Is a chest X-ray a routine procedure to have as part of staging or is this unusual? I had my EUA on 4/12 and have still not had feedback as to what they found/saw despite having telephoned 3 times since then to ask about it. Having managed to stay pretty rational and logical since my diagnosis on 25/11 I am now starting to get a bit anxious, probably due to lack of information. My next clinic isn’t until 22/12 so I think that is contributing too.
On a slightly separate note, during my first appointment with the consultant he told me my biopsies showed well differentiated adenosquamous cancer however on his letter he has described it as a known squamous cell carcinoma. Are these two descriptions one and the same? I was tempted to google but thought better of it! Any thoughts on this would be appreciated too.