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Lung Mass

What is Lung Mass?

A Lung Mass may represent lung cancer.

What are the signs & symptoms of Lung Mass?

Prolonged cough, breathlessness, chest discomfort and weight loss.

How is Lung Mass diagnosed?

A Lung Mass is normally diagnosed by chest X-ray and CT scan.

What are the treatment options for Lung Mass?

The extent of the surgery is determined by the size and location of the mass. Depending on its appearance on the chest X-ray and CT scan, your surgeon may recommend either biopsy or surgical resection. A common procedure for lung cancer is to remove a lobe or segment of lung, a procedure known as lobectomy or segmentectomy. It is also standard operating procedure to take out the neighboring lymph nodes in the chest during the lung cancer operation in order to ascertain whether there is any spread of the cancer beyond the lung itself.

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  • Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Jurong Community Hospital
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  • Jurong Medical Centre
  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
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  • Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
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