Metiastinoscopy, or looking into the central portion of the chest through a small insision made just below the collar lines, is used to sample the lymph node in the central portion of the chest (mediastinum). This surgically curing the lung cancer is eliminated.
Lung cancer can spread to many organs on the body. Bone metastasis is suggested by bone pain or abnormal blood tests. Liver metastasis may cause pain in the upper right portion of the abdomen, brain and spinal cord. Metastasis may occur with neurological symptoms.
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