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I have swollen lymph nodes in face and neck for 5 years causing swelling. How can I make my Dr's take me seriously? Scared it may be cancer.

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Bx if necessary

Rule is that if there is a cancer that is left alone it will GROW on you.
If there are questionable unchanged lumps in the face and neck for 5 years they can not be of concern. If they enlarge, become painful or increase in number then bx is indicated.

In brief: Bx if necessary

Rule is that if there is a cancer that is left alone it will GROW on you.
If there are questionable unchanged lumps in the face and neck for 5 years they can not be of concern. If they enlarge, become painful or increase in number then bx is indicated.
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