A 62-year-old female asked:
Lung nodules in 3 lobes of smoker. 9mm does not enhance ; no calcificat. does this suggest small cell or large cell cancer? needle biopsy scheduled.
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Lung nodules: Clearly in face of smoking a worrisome finding. Biopsy appropriate.
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General Practice 51 years experience
Could be benign.: The 3 nonenhancing lesions that are noncalcified could be benign or malignant. If malignant, could be small or large cell or could be spread there from another site(metastatic).
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Medical Oncology 8 years experience
-: Hard to predict based on radiographic findings; should wait for results of biopsy.
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