NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,208 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- positive axillary lymph node
- listen (PAH-zih-tiv AK-suh-LAYR-ee limf ...)
- A lymph node in the area of the armpit (axilla) to which cancer has spread. This spread is determined by surgically removing some of the lymph nodes and examining them under a microscope to see whether cancer cells are present.