A 20-year-old female asked:
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ca tb scars cause lung cancer even if non- smoker?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, but very rarely: Quit worrying about it. Otherwise you will become a hypochondriac very soon.
Answered on Jan 9, 2014
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Rarely: Scar carcinoma can occur, but is extremely rare and more often talked about than actually seen.
Answered on Jan 11, 2014

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Stop wasting my time: You have asked this question, so many times that you are now annoying me. So settle down and trust someone.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Yes: Used to be relatively common, but since TB is much less common now, the number is low in the us. Regular followup is appropriate with ct scans.

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