I have a softball-size tumor on the side of my hip. I saw a orthopedic surgeon today who says it is most likely a Lipoma. I was set up w/ an appointment with a PS for removal. The doctor wanted to see me ASAP.
Does that mean he may be concerned about it being something else? He said it would really need to come out before they could rule out a malignancy. What is the recovery time for this area and size of tumor? (I'm a file clerk) Does saying ASAP mean he thinks there may be more to it?