13 doctors weighed in:
Do long lasting swollen lymph nodes in the armpit most likely mean breast cancer?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery
9 doctors agree
In brief: No
There are many reasons to have swollen lymph nodes.
Some are common problems, like infection other are cancerous. Breast cancer is not the only cancer to cause lymph node enlargement. This can only be answered with an examination by a doctor.

In brief: No
There are many reasons to have swollen lymph nodes.
Some are common problems, like infection other are cancerous. Breast cancer is not the only cancer to cause lymph node enlargement. This can only be answered with an examination by a doctor.
Dr. Regina Hampton
Dr. Regina Hampton
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree
In brief: When it comes
To cancer, only looking at cells under the microscope can provide reliable answers.
You need a physical exam of your brest and axilla, a mammogram and then a biopsy.

In brief: When it comes
To cancer, only looking at cells under the microscope can provide reliable answers.
You need a physical exam of your brest and axilla, a mammogram and then a biopsy.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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