Pancoast Tumor Topic Guide
Pancoast Tumor: Pancoast tumors are lung cancers that form at the top of the lung. They tend to spread to the chest wall rather than the lung tissue. These tumors usually respond well to treatment as long as they don't spread, or metastasize, to the lymph nodes or other systems.
Bronchoscopy Bronchoscopy is performed to view the inside of a person's airway and lungs. There are two types of bronchoscopy, 1) rigid bronchoscopy and 2) flexible bronchoscopy. Risk of bronchoscopy are few, but include: chest pain, cough, collapsed lung, or pleurisy.
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