What is included in the workup of non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients with Pancoast tumor?

Updated: Jul 15, 2021
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Nagla Abdel Karim, MD, PhD  more...
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An MRI is superior to a CT scan in depicting superior sulcus tumors. Admit the patient for transthoracic needle aspiration. Perform bronchoscopy if endobronchial involvement is present.


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