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posted by Aoife17
20 February 2024

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Last reply: 21 February 2024 11:42

Hello I went to my GP over 2 lumps in my neck. I had an urgent referral to Vincent’s for an ultrasound which I had last Wednesday. The lady doing the ultrasound said my lumps looked like normal lymph node’s but that the radiologist would need to take a look etc. I received a text today with an appointment to see the ENT consultant on Friday. Now my concern is why am I being called in so quickly and also if nothing showed up in my scan would the results not just be sent back to my GP ? Should I be concerned.

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commented by Cancer Nurse
21 February 2024

21 February 2024 11:42

Hi Aoife17,

Thank you for your post. 

I am sorry to read that you have 2 lumps in your neck. Most lumps are not cancerous, but it is important to know what they are. 

People can be referred to a specialist consultant for review for many different reasons. It may be helpful speaking to your GP, they may have more information on the referral. 

If you would like to speak with one of our cancer nurses please contact the Support Line. The Support Line number is 1800 200 700, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Kind regards,

Cancer Nurse

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