Can they diagnose cancer from a CT scan? Drs seem sure.

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Age 69 male have small nodule in center of lung. Smoke 2 pks a day! Nurse practitioner & oncologist both said and referred to it as cancer! Had cancer at base of. Tongue 2 yrs ago? They seem sure before biopsy??

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They tell based on experience, if you look at the CT scan image, some nodules look so apparently like cancer. However, biopsy is still necessary.
Thank you so much, I totally appreciate your time to answer my question!
Hi Bob, it is not a final "sure" about it. But since most of them have experience, they feel it looks like cancer. Final diagnosis is based on the pathological results. This is a reminder for you for further check soon.