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Should I have giant cell tumor of lungs removed ?

19 yrs gaint cell tumor of the lung female should i have them removed. thank you
Asked On : Wed, 25 May 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
hello rebecca,
welcome to HCM
treatment of it depends upon the stage od disease.
if it is in early stages, surgery may offer a chance for a cure.
if the stage is higher then chemotherapy and radiotherapy can be added to surgery
take care
Answered: Wed, 15 Jun 2011
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Yes first get a biopsy test done to rule out metastatic changes since a surgeon who is operating will know how much is to be excised. and further treatment depends upon the histological report.
Answered: Thu, 26 May 2011
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