A 24-year-old female asked:
hello my mom has a tumor under her arm and its spreading is it fatal?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Tumor: Your mother needs to see her physician to have tests run so that both of you can have peace of mind.
4824 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
Can u get a tumor under ur arm kn ur arm pit and can it kill u?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Primary and Mets: Lymph nodes in the arm pit are a common site for metastases from breast cancer and may be the site of primary lymphoma. Both of these type of tumors can be lethal.
5588 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 8, 2013
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