A member asked:

My dad is having pneumonia and doctors said there are chances for cancer.. and by chance- death .. will he recover ?

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Dr. Mohamed Elmongy answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

Possible Lung Cancer: He should be monitored carefully from his pneumonia until he is feeling better. They should order ct scan of the chest to evaluate his lung disease and his pulmonary specialist should evaluate him for bronchoscopy evaluation of his lung disease and he may be able to take a biopsy from his lung. If his pulmonary specialist will not be able to do his biopsy he may need to be seen and evaluated by t.

Answered 2/28/2013



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