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A 21-year-old male asked:

are painless swollen lymph nodes for 2 years likely yo be cancerous? no other symptoms. no other conditions related.

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
How big?: That is a good long time. In a young woman it could be hodgkin's disease even with minimal symptoms. In an older patient it could be indolent non-hodgkin's lymphoma. This is worst case, but may be deserving of some work-up.

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Last updated Jul 14, 2018

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