She has followed all follow up visits by her thyroid doctor since her thyroid was removed. In oct of 2012, she was diagnosed with liver cancer with 4 large tumors, they knew the cancer did not start in the liver. A few days later, large tumor in her lung was found. Today she is receiving Her second therphere y90 treatment. In approx 4 to6 weeks lung surgery will be performed. Since she has maintained the ongoing recommended visits to her thyroid doctor all there years, should her thyroid doctor performed any test, such as a chest x-ray that would have discovered the carcinoid tumor in her lung well before it migrated to her liver? Her oncologist ,have had him since oct, 2012, said she has had the carcinoid tumor in her lung for about 10 to 15 years. Does she have a potential case?
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