A 55-year-old female asked:
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can lung cancer ever appear on an xray, be diagnosed as pneumonia and then not appear on two subsequent xrays or was it really pneumonia.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: i am glad it is gone. I would trust the imaging specialist especially if there are two films without cancer after the pneumonia is gone.
Answered on Sep 4, 2018

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