Pancoast Syndrome is caused by pressure on the brachial plexus nerve due to a malignant tumor in the upper margin of the lung, known as a Pancoast tumor. Pancoast tumors are a type of lung cancer, and are therefore caused by smoking, exposure to second-hand smoke, or exposure to asbestos for long periods of time. Symptoms of Pancoast syndrome include tingling and pain in the arm and severe shoulder pain. There is no cure for Pancoast syndrome, but the disease can be treated by radiation treatment or surgery to remove the tumor. Depending on the stage of the disease when diagnosed, the five-year survival rate ranges from 15% to 56%, but relapse is common among survivors.
Pancoast Syndrome Bioinformatics Tool
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