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What is an endobronchial ultrasound (EBU) that you may get if you have small-cell lung cancer?

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When you get an endobronchial ultrasound (EBU), a doctor inserts a flexible tube (with a tiny video camera and an ultrasound attached) through your mouth and into your windpipe and lungs. Your doctor can look at your lungs and lymph nodes nearby and take a biopsy of the tissue.

From: Small-Cell Lung Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

American College of Chest Physicians.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2017

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American Cancer Society.

American College of Chest Physicians.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2017

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