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Large lump on jawline, might be a blocked salivary gland. Biopsy scheduled. Cancer?

I just came from my ent who viewed a ct of my head for a rather large lump in my jawline. Originally he thought it may be a blocked salivary gland but now sees it is a lump off of the lymph node. I am scheduled for a test next week where he will remove cells and have a specialist look at them. My question is, is there a chance it could be cancer?
Asked On : Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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welcome to HCM.

Possible causes are
1. Inflammation or bacterial infection in the ENT area.
2. Tuberculosis.
3. Secondary deposits in the nodes from a primary tumor.
4. Primary lymphoma.

The possibility of cancer exists, but it is wise not to conclude till the final report is ready.
Wishing you good health

Answered: Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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