Radiology/chest CT


My father,who is 70 years old, had a chest xray and a chest CT after that.
Conclusion: On the upper lobe of left lung there is a mass of soft tissue 4,5 X 3,3 cm . There aren't any lymph nodes
Should i expect lung cancer or is there any chance that there is something else?
Thank you very much for reading my question .
PS: Please excuse my English. It's difficult to translate medical terms

Hello, Maria.

I'm sorry to say that it very likely could be cancer. However, there are some benign (non-cancerous) lung tumors:

May your father's mass be one of those benign ones...

Hope this helps,


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Delia White


I am not qualified to interpret diagnostic imaging or to diagnose disease. Please consult a physician for that information. I am the photographer. I can tell you what to expect during most MRI, CT and X-ray procedures.


I now have more than 30 years experience in diagnostic imaging. My specialty is MRI. I am also very familiar with CT and the way we used to take x-rays (everything's digital now)!

I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Technology.

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