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.
Chest X-Ray Chest X-ray is a common procedure ordered to diagnose certain diseases and conditions such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure, emphysema, lung masses or nodules, tuberculosis, pleurisy, fractures, aortic aneurysms, or enlarged heart. Chest X-ray is a non-invasive and safe diagnostic procedure.