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1/4 inch spot on lungs after CT scan what next?

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Dr. Sri Sundararaman
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Follow established

Depends on smoking, infection, enviornment history & size of nodule.
At ~1.2 cm, ct or pet-ct may be indicated in 3 mos. With hi suspicion and no prior nodule, could biopsy now. Else consider that if repeat scans in 9-12 then 24 mos are all stable, then could stop scans.

In brief: Follow established

Depends on smoking, infection, enviornment history & size of nodule.
At ~1.2 cm, ct or pet-ct may be indicated in 3 mos. With hi suspicion and no prior nodule, could biopsy now. Else consider that if repeat scans in 9-12 then 24 mos are all stable, then could stop scans.
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