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Health updates: Lymph node study

February 24, 2012

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The following is new information with respect to breast cancer patients who have had armpit lymph nodes removed. Researchers found that in about 20 percent of patients, which amounts to approximately 40,000 women a year, removing lymph nodes was unnecessary, and instead, increased risks of infection and lymphedema, a swelling in the arm that can […]

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