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A 32-year-old male asked:

Can a general practitioner order an x-ray for suspected lung cancer or do i have to go to an oncologist? i'm trying to save $ by not going 2 onco 2x.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
YEs possible: Yes any physician can order chest xray if indicated , so isyour gp . Good luck.
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Primary can do: If positives, then seek thoracic surgeon and oncologist.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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