Lung tumors can be noncancerous or cancerous (see see Lung Cancer).
All lung tumors require medical evaluation because even noncancerous tumors can cause problems if they grow and block breathing.
The treatment of lung tumors depends on whether they are cancerous or noncancerous.
Noncancerous lung tumors:
Noncancerous lung tumors can be divided into those that occur in the
Some noncancerous tumors may need to be removed surgically to prevent the airway from becoming blocked.
Last full review/revision March 2013 by Anne S. Tsao, MD