lymph nodes are part of the lymph system, which carries fluid, nutrients,
and waste material between the body tissues and the bloodstream. Lymph nodes
are connected by a system of channels that run throughout the body. Cancer may
spread through the lymph nodes to distant parts of the body.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerRoss Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
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November 14, 2014
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