What is the treatment for calcified lung nodules?

It depends on. the pattern of calcification. If the nodule is completely calcified, then it is benign, and requires no treatment. If not, then depending on the pattern of calcification and other nodule characteristics, it may require biopsy, follow up, or possibly nothing.

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X-ray picked up 4mm lung nodule, possibly calcified. Could it be larger and the rest not visible on an X-ray due to non-calcification?

Very common finding. Here in kansas city, most of us have one of more of these little nodules from having met and contained histoplasmosis. They're nothing to worry about. A lesion wasn't missed because it wasn't calcified -- i've watched radiologists at work and you can trust them. There are lesions that are so unlikely to be cancer they're best left alone. Unless your physician tells you otherwise, just watch it. Read more...
Unlikely. Xrays are pretty accurate when it come to measuring nodules. I've been amazed over the years how accurately the radiologist can measure nodule via plain film. I doubt it any larger than 5mm's. Read more...

Lung nodule found 11/2013 docs say it begnin & it is to small to biopsy. It had calcification no signs show its Ca but still worried. Severe anxiety?

Lung nodule. If your nodule is less than 1cm especially less than 0.5 cm, has a regular border, it's solid and pop-corn like then no reason to worry, so another thing that your doctor could do if to repeat your imagining at 6-12 months base on your risk factors. Try to relax and repeat a CT scan around Novemebr or so if your nodule was 6-8 mm and you are non-smoker. If you are smoker repeat it now. . Read more...

Can a few lung nodule disappear / cannot see in cxr over a year if you undergo treatment or something?

May be. If suspected benign modules followed up on x ray disappear on repeated x rays then observation is justified. Read more...
Good question. For your doctor. These are multiple reasons for lung nodules and your question can be answered more accurately by the doctor who has examined you. Read more...
Yes. "lung nodule/s" is a radiographic finding and not a diagnosis. The presence of nodules does not indicate cancer and the vast majority of nodule are in fact benign (not cancer). They can be inflammation, infection, scar, and numerous other possibilities. As such, yes, many nodules to shrink, "resolve", and/or disappear. Read more...

I have a lung nodule in which the center is calcified in a bean shape within a round shadow, could it be malignant?

Lung nodule. This is a question that should be answered after careful review of your imaging studies. In general, calcified nodules are benign as they typically represent granulomas. Read more...
Likely benign. Probably granuloma but should be followed with x-ray or ct. Obtain any old films for tracking purposes. Read more...