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Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes filter blood and fight infection. They also play an important role in cancer diagnosis. Find out more about lymph nodes and how they work.

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Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can affect many of the body’s organs including the lungs and lymph nodes. Learn more about sarcoidosis including its symptoms and treatments

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Swollen glands

Glands are part of the lymphatic system and can become swollen for different reasons. Learn more about the causes and treatment for swollen glands.

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Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare condition mostly affecting children. It causes fever and inflammation of the blood vessels, but most kids recover without long-term problems.

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Mastectomy

A mastectomy is an operation to remove a breast, usually to treat breast cancer. Learn how to prepare and what to expect if you need this surgery.

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Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a swelling in the body’s soft tissue due to fluid building up in the lymphatic system. Its causes include radiotherapy, injury or a faulty gene.

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Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer that affects the immune system. Although lymphoma is a serious disease, good treatment options are available.

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Hodgkin lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma (or Hodgkin disease) is a type of cancer. Find out more about diagnosis, treatments and symptoms.

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Skin cancer and melanoma

Skin cancer and melanoma occurs when skin cells grow abnormally, usually from too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer affecting about 5,000 Australians per year, including children. Learn about its symptoms and treatment.

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