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Diaagnosed with presacal mass below the tail bone and close to the rectum and uterus area. Chances of cancer? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Sep-2013
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Doctor:good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Hi My name is XXXXXXX
User:and I have a query about my mother
Doctor:sure XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please ask me
User:Is it possible for me to connect to a Onclogist Surgeon here
Doctor:yes sure
Doctor:You could post your query to a surgical oncologist
Doctor:that is possbile
User:How do I do that?
Doctor:Let me know briefly about the problem to guide you better
User:okay... Sure
Doctor:please tell me about your mothers concern
User:Recently during an MRI examination, my mother was diagnosed with presacal mass which is below the tail bone and very close to the rectum and uterus area
User:We are in consultation with a surgical oncologist and he suggested that we go for a surgery and get the lump removed
Doctor:this seems not a major concern
Doctor:it can be removed surgically
Doctor:But is this lump a confirmed cancer?
User:But since the lump is so close to the rectum he said there may be chances that they will have to preform colostomy....
Doctor:I get it now
User:I wanted to get a second opinion from another surgical oncologist
Doctor:Please use our ask a specialist service from your dashboard
User:and wanted to understand what this whole thing would mean after the suregery
Doctor:please choose surgical oncologist as specialist
Doctor:We have Dr. XXXXXXX a surgical oncologist
User:In the dashboard there is no option to select surgical oncologist
Doctor:and a few more specialists as well
Doctor:Could we call you and guide you regarding the same?
User:Sure that would be great
User:My number is 0000
Doctor:what time is comfortable for you?
User:Can you call now?
Doctor:sure we can
Doctor:we shall call you right away
Doctor:thank you
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