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A 67-year-old female asked:

In colon cancer person can a 0.5 cm lung nodule be a met? this was seen on a ct scan .

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Afraid so: Given the circumstances you described the lung nodule would be presumed to be a met unless proven otherwise. Does the person have liver mets? If yes, then the lung nodule is more likely to be met.
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