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Can cancer be in the soft tissue of a lymph gland?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

Often the first sign of cancer spreading is to the local lymphnode.
.. When a woman having clinical breast exam, her underam is also examined to make sure no lymphnode etc...Once cancer is diagnosed or suspected, the lymphnodes are biopsied/resected to see if cancer is in there. The nodes are basically filters and when cancer cells pass thru, they are trapped there. Consult your doc.. Good luck..

In brief: Yes...

Often the first sign of cancer spreading is to the local lymphnode.
.. When a woman having clinical breast exam, her underam is also examined to make sure no lymphnode etc...Once cancer is diagnosed or suspected, the lymphnodes are biopsied/resected to see if cancer is in there. The nodes are basically filters and when cancer cells pass thru, they are trapped there. Consult your doc.. Good luck..
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Yes

Cancer can involve lymph glands.

In brief: Yes

Cancer can involve lymph glands.
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