If breast cancer spreads, it often goes first to nearby lymph nodes. Find detailed information on surgery to remove lymph nodes for breast.
Learn about how the lymph system relates to breast cancer, the types of lymph node biopsies, what lymphedema is, and when lymph nodes need to be.
Sometimes breast cancer spreads to the lymph nodes in the underarm area. Learn how lymph node status affects prognosis and treatment.
the size of the cancer tumor and whether or not it has grown into nearby tissue (T) ; whether cancer is in the lymph nodes (N); whether the.