Hi again ... sending a note so as not to seem to disagree with the Dr.s answer about the lymph nodes. She may not have noticed that you stated that you had a Sentinel node biopsy which is vastly different than an axillary dissection of lymph nodes. When a SNB is done the first node where cancer would be expected to travel from the tumor is sampled. If this node is neg. there no more nodes are removed. If it is positive then a few more regional nodes are removed to be tested .... as in your case. Since only the one node was positive and none of the others following it then the procedure was proper medical care and staging is done using those results. With only regional nodes being removed (and not the axillary nodes) there is said to be less chance that you would develop lymphedema.
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