Lymph Nodes

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The cancer that can be confused with flu or a hangover  -  23 Nov 2009
MetroThey are found in bone marrow and in the lymph nodes, which protect us against viruses and bacterial infections. When the cells become cancerous they can ...

Local doc has doubts on mammogram study  -  23 Nov 2009
Pensacola News JournalLast year, Verteen Morris' sister was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in both breasts and the lymph nodes. "My sister had a mammogram a year prior," ...

Fund helped when insurance ran outDonors to the Good Neighbors Fund through ...  -  23 Nov 2009
Roanoke TimesFor good measure, her doctors took four lymph nodes from under her arms and gave her four rounds of experimental chemotherapy. Nabors graduated from William ...

Pastor Billy Joe Daugherty In Critical Condition  -  23 Nov 2009
News On 6That usually means a cancerous tumor, originating in the lymph nodes in the neck. Victory Christian members have been praying in shifts 24 hours a day. ...

Cancer patient with attitude  -  23 Nov 2009
Bristol Press...“Only two lymph nodes were involved.? But because of family history, she asked for and got a double mastectomy at HCC. Dr. Akella Sarma performed the ...

Much to be thankful for  -  23 Nov 2009
St. Joseph Herald Palladium (subscription)But a CAT scan revealed stage IV lung cancer that had metastasized from my left lung to my lymph nodes and brain. A golf ball-sized tumor made me lose ...

The Wrath of a One-Breasted Woman, Bereft of Advice  -  23 Nov 2009
OpEdNewsWhile the 12 lymph nodes they removed were clean, it was found that the ducts had been breeched and the cancer was no longer just "in situ", ...

Incensed by mammogram guides  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Dallas Morning NewsBy April, it would probably have spread to my lymph nodes and maybe beyond. I would rather be worried about how I'm going to pay for my share of the surgery ...

Breast cancer changes form when it spreads to lymph nodes  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
OnMedicaNearly two-fifths of breast cancers change form when they spread to the lymph nodes in the armpit, UK scientists have found. Researchers at the Breakthrough ...

Op-Ed Contributor Addicted to Mammograms  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
New York Times...cancer: a technically complicated removal of the affected breast, the lymph nodes in the armpit and the muscles attached to the breast and chest wall. ...

Breast Cancer That Spreads to Lymph Nodes Changes Form  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
eMaxHealthBreast cancer cells that spread to the lymph nodes change form, a discovery that surprised Breakthrough Breast Cancer researchers in Great Britain. ...

Radiation After Surgery Reduces Chance of Melanoma Returning  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
ReutersWhen melanoma has spread from its original site to the lymph nodes, treatment typically involves surgically removing cancerous and remaining lymph nodes in ...

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Diagnosed with Lymphoma  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
eWeekNon-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, or the network of lymph nodes that help provide the body with immunity against disease. ...

Imaging Techniques May Help Predict Response to Head and Neck Cancer Treatment  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)..."These non-surgical approaches produce an excellent response at the primary tumor site and cervical lymph nodes resulting in high rates of locoregional ...

Imaging Tests Help Determine Cancer Treatment Success  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
IvanhoeFollowing treatment, experts say it's important to assess the primary tumor site and cervical lymph nodes to look for any lingering disease, direct surgical ...

Freeport woman sues hospital after biopsy mix-up  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Newsday..."Now this woman's breast is severely scarred, lymph nodes were removed, which subjects her to disease, and she's currently in psychological counseling for ...

Additional, Specialized Radiation Not Necessary for Some Women After Mastectomy  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Reuters2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After mastectomy, breast cancer patients who receive radiation treatment to the lymph nodes located behind the breast bone do ...

Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Diffuse and Punctate Cervical ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (subscription)The purpose of this series was to show the sonographic appearance of calcified cervical lymph nodes and the utility of sonographically guided fine-needle ...

Health Matters : What is Sarcoma ?  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
PR-inside.com (press release)Lynphangiosarcoma, or cancer of the lymph nodes, may develop where lymph nodes have been surgically removed or damaged by radiation therapy. ...

Officer who fought cancer returns to police force  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Vineland Daily JournalHe underwent surgery in July to remove lymph nodes from his abdominal area, as doctors wanted to remove any cells that could be cancerous. ...

Health Matters : What is Sarcoidosis ?  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
PR-inside.com (press release)Those regions most commonly affected include the lungs, lymph nodes, eyes an skin. The symptoms that occur depend on which organ is primarily involved. ...

Nanoparticles Detect and Purge Metastases in Lymph Nodes  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Nanotechwire.comWhen injected into mice, the investigators were able to quantify both types of nanoparticles as they accumulated in sentinel lymph nodes. ...

Neoprobe Announces Third Quarter Results  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
WELT ONLINEThe completed study evaluated 129 procedure compliant patients who had a total of 214 vital blue dye positive lymph nodes confirmed. ...

Dr. House stole my lymph nodes  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Gainesville SunAs I was signing in at the front desk, a man I later learned was Dr. House hobbled up to me and began massaging my lymph nodes. After he insisted that I was ...

Mom refuses to give up as son fights cancer  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Montgomery AdvertiserBy the time neuroblastoma is diagnosed, the cancer has usually spread, most often to the lymph nodes, bones, bone marrow, liver and skin. ...

Updated NCCN Guidelines for Breast Cancer Discourages Prophylactic Mastectomy ...  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
ReutersThe updated NCCN Guidelines now recommend that women with stage one or two invasive breast cancer with clinically negative lymph nodes, undergo sentinel ...

Mary Liz Thomson: Planet Earth - Your Lymph Nodes Have Cancer  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
AlterNetChris Jordan is a photographer who creates stunningly memorable images by exploring "the detritus of our consumption ...

Woman marks birthday, another year with Stage IV cancer  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Middletown JournalNot only were there tumors in her breasts, but also in 21 lymph nodes — 19 of which were cancerous — and in her liver. Three months of chemotherapy followed ...

Filipino Actor Johnny Delgado Dies Of Cancer  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
AHNManila, Philippines (AHN) - Veteran actor Johnny Delgado died Thursday from cancer of the lymph nodes or lymphoma at his home in Quezon City. He was 61. ...

Breast Cancer Treatment & Chronic Pain  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Men's News DailyWomen who had undergone complete removal of their axillary lymph nodes were nearly twice as likely to report chronic pain when compared to patients who had ...

Massage, compression, exercise to ease lymphedema symptoms  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.comSince then, Taylor has learned that the swelling in her right arm is the result of a buildup of lymphatic fluid, which occurs because the lymph nodes in ...

Role of pelvic lymph node dissection in lymph node-negative patients with ...  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
UroTodayWe analysed the association between lymph node status and cancer-specific survival (CSS), and examined the role of the number of retrieved lymph nodes, ...

Predicting Who Will Survive Skin Cancer  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportBy stage III - the focus of the study - the tumor generally has traveled to nearby lymph nodes, and five-year survival rates drop to below 69 percent. ...

Wildlife Officials Warn About Chronic Wasting Disease  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
MPBN NewsMinimize contact with the brain, spinal cord, spleen, and lymph nodes (lumps of tissue next to organs or in fat and membranes) as you work. ...

Hundreds Of Genes Distinguish Patients Likely To Survive Advanced Melanoma  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)By Stage III, the melanoma has generally spread beyond the skin to lymph nodes draining the tumor, and five-year survival rates begin dipping below 69 ...

Cancer doctor: Don't expect breast exam practices to change soon  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
York Daily RecordFurther testing showed it had spread to her lymph nodes. Treatment was long, intense and, ultimately, successful. Clark believes that early detection saved ...

Radiation can prevent cancer relapse after surgery  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Gaea TimesWhen melanoma has spread from its original site to the lymph nodes, treatment typically involves surgically removing cancerous and the remaining lymph nodes ...

CMR students, faculty rally behind secretary who is battling cancer  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Great Falls TribuneThe mole was removed, but in 2008, cancer showed up in lymph nodes. Senne had eight lymph nodes removed. Earlier this year, a CAT scan showed that the ...

Labtests misses patient's cancer  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
New Zealand HeraldHe had surgery to remove the "black dot" from his abdomen and lymph nodes from under his arm. Then last month he had another operation, this time to remove ...

HIV Infection Increases Risk Of Developing Certain Cancers  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
The AIDS Beacon (blog)Symptoms of this cancer include sweating, fever, and swelling of lymph nodes in the back of the neck, underarm, or groin. The study said that high-grade ...

'One-stop' test for breast cancer  -  ‎Oct 30, 2009‎
Times OnlinePatients currently have to wait two to three weeks after an operation for the results of laboratory tests on these lymph nodes, and may then face further ...

IMC-RT did not improve breast cancer survival after mastectomy  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
HemOncToday...“This is the first study that answers the question of whether there is a benefit of radiation treatment to the internal mammary chain lymph nodes in these ...

CWD testing  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
KXNet.comThey are spending much of today extracting the lymph nodes from Moose, elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer that have been caught in the state. ...

Nuneaton mum battling to beat breast cancer tells her story  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Coventry TelegraphA biopsy had revealed one large cancer and four small tumours in her left breast and later tests revealed it had spread to her lymph nodes. ...

One Third of Breast Cancer Tumours Change Form When They Spread  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
MedIndiaIn the largest study of its kind they found that in 82 (39%) cases the disease in the lymph nodes had changed type. Breast cancer is a complex disease with ...

"Funk Out Cancer" benefit honors Madison woman's memory  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
WKOW-TV.com..."A week later she went in for a colonoscopy and they found a tumor in her colon, did some CT scans, found it in her lymph nodes and liver," says Al. Kate ...

Three models to predict axillary lymph node involvement in patients with ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
HemOncTodayWhen tested, three models used to predict involvement of four or more axillary lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer with one to three metastatic ...

Survivors speak about new breast cancer recommendations  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Journal TimesDoctors removed the lump and took out lymph nodes on her right side. Surgery was followed by chemotherapy and radiation. Five years later, she had a ...

Radiation Cuts Odds Melanoma Will Recur  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
WebMDOnly 19% of those whose lymph nodes were treated with radiation after surgery experienced recurrence of melanoma in their lymph nodes over the following two ...

The facts about strep throat  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Bismarck TribuneUntreated, strep throat can lead to ear infections, sinus infections or abscesses around the tonsils or in lymph nodes in the back of the throat or neck. ...



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