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Stage non small cell lung cancer in left lung hilum region and lymph node involvement.

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In brief: Depends

In order to give exact stage need size of tumor also other wise answer is presumptive lacks accuracy.

In brief: Depends

In order to give exact stage need size of tumor also other wise answer is presumptive lacks accuracy.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Depends on ln

If the lymph node is in the hilar region only and not in the mediastinum then you are dealing with n1 dz as opposed to n2 dz.
That is the difference between stage 2 or 3 disease in a simplified manner. It also assumes that the primary tumor is rather small and at least 2cm from the mainstream bronchus and not involving other parts of the lung or causing a pleural effusion or chest wall invasion.

In brief: Depends on ln

If the lymph node is in the hilar region only and not in the mediastinum then you are dealing with n1 dz as opposed to n2 dz.
That is the difference between stage 2 or 3 disease in a simplified manner. It also assumes that the primary tumor is rather small and at least 2cm from the mainstream bronchus and not involving other parts of the lung or causing a pleural effusion or chest wall invasion.
Dr. Chad Levitt
Dr. Chad Levitt
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