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night or with exercise, and fever (Hueston, 2019). The above symptoms support some of the complaints John came in with.Pulmonary tumors are consistent in older adult smokers and ex-smokers with common symptomssuch as cough, chest pain, hemoptysis, dyspnea, and weight loss (Baldwin & Popat, 2018). Although a few of the symptoms are consistent with that of John's, pulmonary tumor still needs to be ruled out.ReferencesBaldwin, D. R., & Popat, S. (n.d.). Non-small cell lung cancer key highlights - Epocrates online.Retrieved from
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