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History of cancer in family, small lump on neck.
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History of cancer in family, small lump on neck.

I have a history of cancer in my family and my mother once told me about how her lymph nodes are always swollen because of it. I have a small lump on my neck similar to what she showed me and I am slightly concerned. Should I have this checked out?
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Any new lump should be evaluated.
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