A 55-year-old male asked:
Bronchonoscopy lavage for diagnoses of lung cancer?
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Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Test: This is like the pap smear that check women for cancer of the cervix in that the pathologists looks for malignant cells in the washings obtained from the procedure. A negative result does not rule out malignancy however.
Answered on Feb 9, 2014
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