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Would a body scan show lung cancer?

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Dr. Ken Levin
Radiology

In brief: May be

A question of the form can A show B is almost always answered maybe, because you cannot completely exclude the possibility that it may or may not demonstrate the finding in question.
also a mass has to have at least 1,000,000,000 cells before it is visible on a contemporary scan.

In brief: May be

A question of the form can A show B is almost always answered maybe, because you cannot completely exclude the possibility that it may or may not demonstrate the finding in question.
also a mass has to have at least 1,000,000,000 cells before it is visible on a contemporary scan.
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