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Follow up Ct/Pet scan 17 mm perfissual nodule

i had a recent follow up et scan on a perifissual nodule that has grown in my  left upper posterior lung 17n mm along with a cavitating nodule in my right lower lung13mm. there was a positive suv of 2.3 on the left nodule and a solid 2 suv not positive on the right. can someone tell me if i am looking at a stae 4 lung cancer if the other nodule does continue to increase in uptake on a future scan. I am awaiting pulminolohist review and further diagnostic referral.
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15695260 tn?1549593113
Hello and welcome to the forum. I greatly apologize for the delay in answering your question!  Are there any updates as I suspect there are.  This article is a little technical but it discusses perifissural nodules of the lung. https://radiopaedia.org/articles/perifissural-lung-nodules   This is a comprehensive article on lung nodules in general. https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14799-pulmonary-nodules     Of note, 95% of nodules are benign. You have quite a few suspicious findings though and am hoping that you  get clarity from your doctor.  Please let us know.
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