My friend is 16 and he told me he has lung cancer.he says it runs in his family and that surgery can fix it and does not need chemo. is this possible?
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Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Depends: It is not entirely impossible but highly unlikely. More probably, he has an inherited benign lung growth such as a neurofibroma. That can be fixed by surgery, or just watched if it does't trouble him, doesn't need chemo and does run in families.
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