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originally posted by: bellagirl
Thank you for a wonderful story. I am so glad to hear that you are still in remission. I am roughly the same age and cant imagine facing what you have.
Never give up mate.
Cheers to you from an Aussie.
originally posted by: Xellios
a reply to: nofear39
I'm 19 and currently undergoing treatment for osteosarcoma since November and almost done. I still have 1 unchanged long nodule (3mm) which the doctors seem to find harmless. Should I reconsider? I would love to chat with you.
I ask because I have a nodule on my right thyroid the size of an egg, but multiple negative biopsies have convinced doctors that nothing is wrong.
Although adenomas are benign, over time they may transform to become malignant, at which point they are called adenocarcinomas. Most adenomas do not transform. But even while benign, they have the potential to cause serious health complications by compressing other structures (mass effect) and by producing large amounts of hormones in an unregulated, non-feedback-dependent manner (causing paraneoplastic syndromes). Some adenomas are too small to be seen macroscopically but can still cause clinical symptoms.