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Unfortunately, you will have to discuss this matter with your mother's oncologist, as he/she knows her condition. You can however, request a CT scan of the chest to determine precisely what the cancerous growth is doing to the nerve. Is it possibly mere nerve compression or has it infiltrated the nerve?
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