Tumors on the chest-wall could be benign as well as malignant and only a biopsy can confirm what it is.
Generally speaking if a biopsy has confirmed that a tumor on the chest-wall is malignant (meaning cancer) this could be located on many sites that could involve the muscles, bones, cartilage, blood vessels, connective tissue, nerves, fatty tissue, and skin of the chest.
The swollen lymph nodes could be indicative of a benign condition like infection of inflammation somewhere in the body,or due to malignancy if a biopsied mass is found to be cancerous.
You would need to discuss this with your physicians,so that this finding can be put in better context for you.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.