Malignant lung nodule pre-treatment

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Malignant lung nodule pre-treatment

  • Chest X-rays are often used to monitor response to treatment for lung cancer
  • This image shows a large rounded nodule in the right mid-zone

Malignant lung nodule pre-treatment - detail

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Malignant lung nodule pre-treatment - detail

  • A close-up view shows it has a spiculated edge - a feature associated with malignant lesions
  • Lung cancer was diagnosed following biopsy and radiotherapy treatment was started

Post-radiotherapy

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Post-radiotherapy

  • The nodule is much smaller after treatment with stereotactic radiotherapy