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A 21-year-old female asked:

what are the statistics of lymphoma in young adults(21) what are the odds that neck lumps could be cancerous? have severe anxiety, please help!

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Relax: All young adults have at least one, and usually 2-4, palpable neck nodes. The ones that are lymphoma -- usually Hodgkin's -- are obviously abnormal (size, consistency).

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Last updated Jun 22, 2018

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