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Symptoms Of Lymph Node Cancer
Slightly enlarged right clavicle lymph node. What are other causes besides cancer. Everything i read says its bad for that area. No other symptoms?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
What else can cause enlargted retroperitoneaql lymph nodes other than cancer and what are the symptoms++of+an+enlarged+retroperitoneal+lymph+node
Many things: Enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes can be caused by different things, not just malignancy - like infection on the adjacent areas- like abscess in kidney or other infection on the retroperitoneal area, inflammation- like in autoimmune disorder/rheumatological disorder, systemic disease like immunodeficiency, viral infections etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drs found a left para aortic lymph node enlarged to 3cm .....All other test came back ok no symptoms....No cancer... Is it ok to leave it alone?
Evaluation: First question is why was initial scan that found lymph node performed? A complete evaluation is critical. Isolated para-aortic and ap window nodes (levels 6 & 5) can be benign inflammatory, from lung cancer, from other cancer, or etc... Complete health maintenance including history, physical and appropriate risk associated screening critical : mammography, +/- colonoscopy, head neck eval, etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 21 and felt a right supra clavicle lymph node. With no other symptoms does this suggest lung cancer?
No: Lots of healthy guys and ladies have tissue there. It's your friend. Leave it alone. Everybody has some palpable lymph nodes, in sifferent places for different people. Malignant nodes are obviously abnormal. Be glad for good health. ...Read more
Stage 111 non small cell lung cancer. Had lobectomy, cancer in lymph node an chest wall. What are the symptoms when you get closer to death. ?
Wait to Worry: You should not be thinking about death unless your Cancer is growing or spreading(called Metastasis). Most people with growing cancer develop symptoms which will signal that you need to see your doctor for examination. A periodic check up by your doctor can reveal signs of tumor recurrence if there is one. So as long as you get checked periodically or when you have new symptoms, you are doing fine ...Read more
Is inguinal lymph node swelling a sign of cervical cancer?
Not other symptoms and pap last year was negative
A CT of my chest showed an enlarged lymph node in the carina area. It measured 1.8 cm. What is the likelihood this could be a symptom of lung cancer?
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
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