Background: The hundreds of thousands of patients found to have a potentially malignant pulmonary nodule each year are faced with tremendous uncertainty regarding what the nodule is and how it should be evaluated.
Objective: To explore patients' responses to the detection and evaluation of a pulmonary nodule.
Wiener, Renda Soylemez; Gould, Michael K.; Woloshin, Steven; Schwartz, Lisa M.; and Clark, Jack, "‘The Thing is Not Knowing’: Patients' Perspectives on Surveillance of an Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodule" (2015). Open Dartmouth: Faculty Open Access Articles. 904.