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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 StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRoss Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Ross Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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