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Sullivan, MO
A 56-year-old male asked:

Had 2 low-dos ct scans of chest found 3 nodules 2mm 3mm 4mm no change between 2 had 4 month apart had 3rd done 5 months now they say cancer lungs?

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Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology 26 years experience
Was a biopsy done?: Your doctors cannot be certain unless a biopsy is done. How large was the nodule when it was called a cancer? What were the characteristics of the nodule? Four instance if it became speculated that would be suspicious but a biopsy would still be necessary.
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