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Is a 0.5 CM lung nodule in colon cancer pt regarded a small ? Can it be ablated ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on what

the nodule is.
If the nodule is a met from colon cancer, then ablating this apparent solitary nodule is not likely to affect the course of the disease. Calling is small or large is not relevant, the nature of the lesions needs to be ascertained.

In brief: Depends on what

the nodule is.
If the nodule is a met from colon cancer, then ablating this apparent solitary nodule is not likely to affect the course of the disease. Calling is small or large is not relevant, the nature of the lesions needs to be ascertained.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Resected

It should be resected for pathology and if positive it will be stage 4 and treatment will be different.

In brief: Resected

It should be resected for pathology and if positive it will be stage 4 and treatment will be different.
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
It might also be fine-needled for diagnosis
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