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Can lung cancer be diagnosed with scans and blood work alone or is a biopsy necessary?

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In brief: Get a biopsy

Several conditions of the lung may have overlapping features presenting as a discrete lesion on imaging.
If biopsy is possible, it is the best way to confirm or rule out a cancer.

In brief: Get a biopsy

Several conditions of the lung may have overlapping features presenting as a discrete lesion on imaging.
If biopsy is possible, it is the best way to confirm or rule out a cancer.
Dr. Christopher Bibb
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