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    I am now waiting the results of the pathologies after removing my testicle.

    I read this good article about INFLAMMATORY TUMOR-LIKE LESIONS on the following link:


    Can somebody help me answering these questions:

    -Is it possible for a pathologist to give wrong opinion about my situation?
    Is it advisable to approach 2nd opinion from another pathologist?

    -Will the pathologisg apply all available technolgies in examination like histology?


    - How difficult is to send part of my removed testicle to a pathologist to give 2nd opinion?


    Thanks,

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    Sometimes pathologists get the composition of a tumor wrong but not very often. Unless you have something odd or your cancer has spread beyond stage I, I wouldn't worry.
    Son Jason diagnosed 4/30/04, stage III. Right I/O 4/30/04. Graduated College 5/13/04. 4XEP 6/7/04 - 8/13/04. Full open RPLND 10/13/04. All Clear since.

    Treated by Dr. Rakowski of Midland Park, NJ. Visited Sloan Kettering for protocol advice. RPLND done at Sloan Kettering.

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