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Lung Cancer

Noncalcified nodule

02/11/2009

Question:

Is a noncalified nodule 6mm a good sign?

Answer:

A noncalcified nodule in the lung needs to either be followed closely with serial CT scans or removed for diagnosis. This needs to be followed ideally by a thoracic surgeon.

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Response by:

Susan  Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of
Thoracic Surgery
Molecular, Virology, Immunology & Medical Genetics
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University