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Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD Message Board


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Re: Pet Scans
Jun 1, 2008
I've had a pet scan for the same reason what they call a nodule. Mine (lit up) on the pet scan so they thought it might be cancer. I then had a needle biopsy done. All was OK.
I believe most nodule are just scars from previous lung infections such as pnemonia. They would rather do everything they can before doing evasive procedures such as biopsys.
Hope this helps.
Gary





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