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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Is lymph node cancer contagious?

Hi sir am in chennai.. Am jus taking tuition.. And one boy is coming for a tuition who is affected by lymphnode cancer ....i have a 4 years old girl child.. Unfortunately when I was taking class my daughter was biting on his back shoulder.. He got injured.. So I jus need to know whether it can spread or not..
Wed, 30 Mar 2016
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Hi thanks for contacting HCM..

He might have lymph node cancer like lymphoma....And cancer can't spread by contact with cancer patient....

The genetic and environmental causes can lead to cancerous cell proliferation...

Here your child have no chance of spread of cancer from that man.....

One theory says that cancer cell can be implanted in non infected person by surgical instruments while surgery....

But here no don't worry.

Take care.

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