Pancoast tumor

What is Pancoast tumor?

It is a type of squamous cell carcinoma of lungs , mainly involves upper lobe and may produce horners syndrome.

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I have a sharp pain just below my collar bone..its on and off for the last 8 mo.I feel it daily but not steady. If I lean on my left elbow by pinky...

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Thanks for posting your query on HCM.

After going through your query, I would like to comment the following:

1.You seem to be suffering from...

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I'm a 23 year old female worried I may have a pancoast tumor. I'm a rather nervous person with a history of anxiety but lately it's peen the pain...

doctor1 MD

Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns

I went through your details. I suggest you not to worry much. The symptoms you are mentioning may...

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I have a right lung pancoast tumor- have gone thru radiation and chemotherapy- in remission right now- 1st rib destruction- still having lots of...

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Hi Lynn. Thanks for your query and for using health care magic.

I understand exactly what you are going through as one of my uncles also had...

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