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Lung Cancer (cont.)

Lung Cancer Pictures

Media file 1: The chest X-ray shows a shadow in the left lung, which was later diagnosed as lung cancer.
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Media type: X-RAY

Media file 2: A CT scan of the lung shows a mass lesion in the right lung. The mass turned out to be lung cancer on examination of the needle biopsy sample.
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Media type: CT

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Sat Sharma, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Manitoba; Site Coordinator of Respiratory Medicine, St Boniface General Hospital.

Editors: Winston W Tan, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Mayo Medical School; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.

REFERENCE:
United States. National Cancer Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health. "What You Need to Know About Lung Cancer." July 26, 2007. <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/lung>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/15/2013

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