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Case Study:
Lung Cancer


This patient is a 57 year old male with a growing RUL nodule. Presents for evaluation of
suspected lung cancer.

PET/CT Result

There is an intense focal abnormality in the RUL and milder abnormalities in the right hilum
and mediastinum.


Mediastinoscopy confirmed the presence of pretracheal metastasis seen on PET/CT. PET/CT
allowed the patient to be selectively surgically staged to III and neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy
was begun.

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