A 46-year-old female asked:
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smoked for 20+ years, caught winter cold, so quit smoking a couple weeks ago.dr visit, had chest xray, says pneumonia, but could this be lung cancer?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: But unlikely. A repeat chest x ray is done at 4-8 weeks after the pneumonia to ensure that there is no underlying cancer.
Answered on May 1, 2015
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