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How are enlarged cervical lymph nodes treated and what are the chances of survival after treatment ?

One of my relatives aged 60 years has six gray brown tissue bits ( cervical lymph nodes ) measuring 1*1.3cm. Please guide us what are the chances of survival of such patients.
Asked On : Sun, 2 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello.Welcome.Get the FNAC done for the lymph nodes.If FNAC doesn't yield proper information then get the biopsy done.Once the diagnosis is made treatment can be done.Consult a surgeon.Good luck.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
Having multiple enlarged lymph nodes is to be evaluated.
It may be due to chronic infection,tuberculosis or malignancy.
So go for biopsy and get diagnosed.
Nothing to worry about survival.
He will survive very long.
Ok and bye.
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