I was originally graded as T2a, N1, N0. Pre my left lower lobectomany in September. THey said the approach would be "radical" They suspected 2-3 lymph nodes were affected and as well as the lower left lobectomy , they ,with another 14-15 other sites were removed and all found to be clear - great news indeed. THe tumour was 3.7 with "very good margins" (what does that mean even?). THis meant that I was now T2a, N0 and M0. HOwvwr now I am now reading about grouping stages and I think according to T2a N0and MO I am now graded in grouping stages terms as Stage 1b overall. WOuld this be correct?. I know it's silly when we all have bigger stuff to contemplate but it would help me to know. I am receiving no chemo or radiation and this site was very helpful in clarifying this and given me co fidence to really go through this with my one with my one meeting with the oncologist who said "it could actually do a bit of harm rather than good," according to evidence for my precise situation. NOw I a, wondering g about what my overall "staging is" . THanks all.
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