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A 39-year-old female asked:

Up back ache 1 yr on right side of spine. deep inside shoulder blade. ct 11/01/12 chest clear. mri spine ok. chest xray recent ok. missed lung cancer?

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Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
See below : The cat scan and chest x-ray would have picked up the lung pathology . I would see an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spine . You may have radicular pain coming from your neck . Good luck thank you.
Dr. David Greenfield
Thoracic Surgery 37 years experience
Unlikely : Chest ct is generally a very sensitive test for detecting lung cancer.

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