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Overview of Lung Tumors

By

Robert L. Keith

, MD, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Reviewed/Revised May 2023
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Lung tumors may be

  • Primary

  • Metastatic from other sites in the body

Primary tumors of the lung may be

  • Malignant (see table )

  • Benign (see table )

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