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Swollen Lymph Nodes by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 12:00am When swollen lymph nodes in the neck, above the clavicles (collarbone) or in the axilla (armpit) occur there are a few immediate questions we need to answer. Is there infection occurring in the body? Could lymphoma (a cancer that begins in the immune system lymphocytes) be present or developing? Is there cancer spreading from oth ... Read on »
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 25 Aug 2011 10:20pm Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Key Points A sentinel lymph node is the first lymph node(s) to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from a primary tumor. A sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) can be used to help determine the extent, or stage, of cancer in the body. Because SLNBs involve less extensive surgery and t ... Read on »
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection for Breast Cancer May Not Be Necessary by Robert W. Posted Mon 21 Feb 2011 1:55am   AXILLARY LYMPH NODE DISSECTION FOR BREAST CANCER MAY NOT BE NECESSARY   The management of breast cancer has undergone many advances since the radical mastectomy that first came into popularity in the United States in the late 19 th  century.    At that time, even early cancers of the breast were managed by surgically removing the ... Read on »
Diagnosing lung and chest conditions using Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 11 Oct 2012 4:50am In this article, Dr Neal Navani, one of the leading practitioners offering endobronchial ultrasoundA diagnostic method in which very high frequency sound waves are passed into the body and the reflective echoes analysed to build a picture of the internal organs – or of the foetus ... Read on »
Radiotherapy of benefit when breast cancer has spread to just a few lymph nodes by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 20 Mar 2014 8:23am New research has shown that radiotherapyThe treatment of disease using radiation. after mastectomy is of benefit where breast cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. has spread to just a few lymp ... Read on »
The World’s Longest (and Most Overdue) Blog Entry by Rebecca .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 Jan 2010 8:24pm 2 Comments In my last entry to this blog, I promised myself and my readers that I would be showing up here in Chronic Town more regularly. I’ve certainly stretched the limits of what “regularly” means, haven’t I? If it counts for anything, though, I have thought about finishing and posting this essay I started back in 2009 nearly every day. Par ... Read on »
swollen lymph node on back of neck by mari Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 10:33am Hello, my 4 year old son, Antonio has a swollen lymph node on the back of his neck (right side between hairline and shoulder). I first noticed it in December soon after his pediatrician burned of a molluscum wart he had on his upper back. The burn was about the size of a dime. It blistered and continued to heal. His pediatrician (back in December) ... Read on »
Raw Food for Health and Swollen Lymph Nodes by Tera W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 30 Nov 2011 10:59pm Raw Food Recipes Raw Food Health Green Smoothies Tera Tidbits Success Stories Raw Food for Women Raw Food for Kids Raw Food for Men Natural Body Care Uncategorized WISH Summit 10 Reasons Why You Should Get a Blendtec Blender Are You Getting Enou ... Read on »
I have a swollen lymph node on the inside of my left arm just above my elbow. by mightymouse804 Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 1:55am 2 Comments It has been there for quite a while (maybe a year) and hasn't changed shape or size. It is slightly tender to the touch but I wouldn't even have known it was there if I hadn't happened upon it one day. The last few days I've been having some numbness in my fingers that comes and goes on that same side. I have also had some joint pain. I know swolle ... Read on »
Great men in medicine : Virchow is much . . . much greater than his “Lymph node and the Triad” he is known for ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Feb 2012 11:06pm Some scientists are  known for their discovery ,  few are known for their vision  few for their character .Here was a man who  had  all of them  can be termed as father of modern medicine . Rudolf Virchow - German pathologist( 1821-1902) Unfortunately the current generation knows him for his concept and theory of blood clotting  or ... Read on »