Post Lobectomy - Not enough information

Roher89
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Post Lobectomy - Not enough information

Hey all!

 

I was diagnosed last month and only recently had my lobectomy. My surgeon was amazing but I find that I have no idea about anything. I don't want to be one of those people that constantly call the medical team to pester them with questions. 

 

At this point its adenocarcinoma, stage 1 lung cancer. All I know is that the lobe that was taken will be sliced thinly and tested for spread in the lymph nodes. I have no idea how long this might take, has anyone got a rough timeline?

Also, I don't know what the timeline are like. How soon should I be expected to try and walk for 30 minutes, when should I stop celebrating being able to brush my teeth? I'm only in my early 30s and the fact that I haven't been able to do a lot that I used to is really worrying me. 

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