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.
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.
Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD,
American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/10/2015
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