Diagnosis of Lung Cancer: Perspective of a Pulmonary Radiologist.

@article{Teague2006DiagnosisOL,
  title={Diagnosis of Lung Cancer: Perspective of a Pulmonary Radiologist.},
  author={Shawn D. Teague and Dewey J. Conces},
  journal={PET clinics},
  year={2006},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={289-300}
}
The solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN), a common incidental finding on routine radiographic imaging, is defined as a focal, oval, or round area of increased density in the lung that is less than 3 cm in diameter. In fact, there are an estimated 150,000 SPNs detected annually in the United States [1], and a single pulmonary nodule is detected on up to 0.2% of… CONTINUE READING