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A 57-year-old male asked:

Lung ct scan showed small areas of ground glass opacity on upper rt. lobe consistent with mild pneumonitis. is this cancer? when should i repeat scan

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional 35 years experience
Depends: on size of lesions and risk factors such as smoking. However, first follow up scan is typically in 3 months. More scans will follow, usually every 12 months, to make sure no cancer present.
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