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The risk factors for almost all lung cancers are similar. These include the following:

  • Smoking
  • Secondary smoke exposure
  • Prolonged asbestos exposure
  • Exposure to industrial elements (such as chromium or nickel)

From: Pancoast Tumors WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 26, 2017

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Pancoast Tumor from eMedicineHealth.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 26, 2017

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