Doctor insights on:
Secondary Lymph Node Cancer Prognosis
Depends: Lymph nodes are one aspect of evaluation for stage and treatment of breast cancer. It depends on size of breast cancer itself, number of lymph nodes involved, hormone status of the tumor, and dna testing can also help identify breast cancer risks. If the lymph node involvement is small, then there is little additioanl risk to the patient. There are many factors involved in assessing breast cancer. ...Read more
There is enlarged aortocaval lymph node measuring 6mm in diameter also suspicious can that be a cancer ??
MD: You need to see a doctor. Nodes can get enlarged for many reasons but if they stay enlarged for a long time they should be evaluated. Visit your doc who will decide the course of action. Best to you. ...Read more
Lymphoma: Lymphoma is a type of cancer that occurs when white blood cells (lymphocytes) behave irregularly. Abnorma lymphocytes may divide more frequently and can form "nodules". Lymphoma may develop in many parts of the body, including the lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen, other organs. Lymphoma is divided into two main types - hodgkin's and non hodgkin's and several subtypes. Cancer.Gov for more info. ...Read more
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Sentinal lymph node was negative for cancer in operating room. How likely will something be found after it is sent on for further testing?
Left side neck hurts at one point. think its lymph node. im 17. i smoke abit.not consistant. im scared its cancer. pls help?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Cancer spread to lymph nodes prognosis
- Secondary cancer in the lymph nodes
- Colon cancer lymph nodes prognosis
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Prognosis when cancer spreads to lymph nodes
- What cancers usually lead to a swollen left supraclavicular lymph node?
- Are palpable supraclavicular lymph nodes usually cancer?
- How fast does squamous cell cancer spread to lymph nodes?
- Talk to a oncologist online for free