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Swollen lymph node over 5 months with atypical cells diagnosed by needle biopsy. No other symptoms. How likely will incisional biopsy find cancer?

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Dr. David Masiello
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Possible

Needle biopsy is considered insuficent to establish a diagnosis of lymphoma.
A 5 month hisotry of swollen lymph nodes with atypical cells seen on FNA warrents an excisional biopsy as this is likly lymphoma.

In brief: Possible

Needle biopsy is considered insuficent to establish a diagnosis of lymphoma.
A 5 month hisotry of swollen lymph nodes with atypical cells seen on FNA warrents an excisional biopsy as this is likly lymphoma.
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