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several " tiny" nodules in upper and lower lobes

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I have a 5 mm lung nodule in right lobe. Just did 6 month follow up. While that nodule is stable , ct showed several " tiny" nodules in upper and lower lobe now. Radiologist said follow up again in 6 months. Should I wait that long or see a specialist? Should I be afraid of cancer?


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replied July 13th, 2012
Lung Cancer Answer A37038
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on cancer status based on only radiological findings without correlating with your symptoms and examination findings. You should consider visiting your doctor/healthcare provider for thorough examination and further evaluation. You might consider taking second opinion from a pulmonologist or oncologist. If lung cancer is suspected, tumor marker test done would help to identify the type. Further treatment options as appropriate based on examination findings and evaluation/investigation results would be suggested to help you.
Take care.


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