Can a 2.2 cm pggo cause shortness of breath and upper back pain

Portal Forums Lung/Thoracic Cancer Work-Up/Staging of Lung Cancer Can a 2.2 cm pggo cause shortness of breath and upper back pain

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September 4, 2017 at 11:53 am  #1291399    

marcy222

That’s my question…….

September 4, 2017 at 2:43 pm  #1291402    
catdander forum moderator
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That’s really too small to cause symptoms.

September 4, 2017 at 4:45 pm  #1291404    

marcy222

Even if it is BAC and is located in the middle of the lung?

September 5, 2017 at 9:48 am  #1291405    
JimC Forum Moderator
JimC Forum Moderator

Although cancer can do pretty much anything at times, it would be extremely unusual to have such symptoms from that small size.

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