Lung Nodules: What are they, how they're treated

Early diagnosis, tracking is the most effective way to detect/rule out cancer.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Shortness of breath and chest pain could be signs of lung nodules.

Most of the time lung nodules are found by accident, or incidentally, during an X-ray or CT scan for something else.

Ninety-five percent of the time these nodules are noncancerous. Early diagnosis and tracking of lung nodules is the most effective way to detect or rule out cancer.

If a lung nodule found in the early stage is cancerous, it is much easier to treat than late-stage lung cancer. Let's learn more with Dr. Pat Ross, Chair of Surgery at Main Line Health.

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