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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes tumor in the lungs?

My Mum has been told they cannot operate on her Tumour in lung as too close to heart & wrapped around Lymph nodes?? They will start Chemo asap - she is fit & Healthy otherwise , i have been wandering what long term prognosis would be? also what the possible causes could be?
Thu, 1 Feb 2018
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Hello welcome to the health care magic

The prognosis depend on staging of tumour and histological type of tumour.

Kindly provide detail reports for giving further comment.

Small cell carcinoma are highly aggressive and highly malignant.

So it can spread easily in body.

So provide detail of malignancy for giving further comment

Hope your concern solved

Take care
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