Posts Tagged "lymph nodes"

How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 in Cancer

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 16, 2017 Medical Rewind Show By Rachel Nall, RN, BSN, CCRN Reviewed by Yamini Ranchod, PhD, MS The lymphatic system is one of the body’s chief infection fighters. This system contains lymph, which is a type of fluid, and lymph nodes, which are positioned in key areas in the body.Lymph nodes are responsible for filtering lymph fluid and detecting chemical changes that signal if an infection is present. Cancer cells can also get into the lymphatic system and get lodged in lymph nodes. When they are...

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