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Do lots of people get pancoast syndrome, or is it unusual?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not very common
Pancoast syndrome is characterized by a malignant neoplasm ( usually lung cancer) of the apex of the lung.
It is about 2-5% of all lung cancer.

In brief: Not very common
Pancoast syndrome is characterized by a malignant neoplasm ( usually lung cancer) of the apex of the lung.
It is about 2-5% of all lung cancer.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Unusual
Usually only with people with upper lobe lung cancer invading the 1st and/or 2nd rib .
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In brief: Unusual
Usually only with people with upper lobe lung cancer invading the 1st and/or 2nd rib .
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