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a certain cell that points to possible scarcenoma?

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I recently had a lymphnode biopsy that ruled out lymphoma, but my doctor says shows an increase in a certain cell that points to possible scarcenoma. I asked him what it is but couldn't get a straight answer. I also can't find any information on it online or at the library. Can anyone tell me what it is? The only info I have found is that it is a rare cancer.


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replied March 4th, 2012
Cancers Answer A32371
Hello,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out.

You mean to say carcinoma lymph node which is a sort of cancer. Cancer can develop in the lymph nodes in two ways. It can either start there as a primary cancer, or it can spread into the lymph nodes from a primary cancer elsewhere in the body. Cancer that starts in the lymph nodes is called lymphoma.

Lymph node biopsy or sentinel lymph node biopsy is the diagnostic test for diagnosing carcinoma lymph node. You should discuss it further with an oncologist.

I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.




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