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There are five groups of axillary lymph nodes, named after their locations in the armpit: apical, central, lateral, pectoral and posterior. Apical axillary nodes are near the neck, anterior near the chest, central in the center of the armpit, lateral near the outer arm ...

www.reference.com/article/many-lymph-nodes-under-armpit-76f6d258710a48b4

The underarm area contains 20-30 axillary lymph nodes as stated by Healthline.com. The purpose of the axillary lymph nodes are to drain lymph from the breasts, neck, upper arms, and the underarms.

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Lymph node cancer is a form of cancer that occurs in the lymph vessels that carry lymph fluid throughout the body, according to the American Cancer Society. The condition is medically known as lymphoma and starts in cells that are part of the body's immune system.

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Cancerous lymph nodes may feel rubbery and clumped together in the case of lymphomas or hard and immobile in the case of metastatic cancers, according to the Merck Manual Home Edition. In both cases, the lymph nodes are swollen but painless when touched.

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Lymph nodes are tiny structures that help the body filter harmful and unhealthy substances, especially those that lead to infection. Cancer.org explains that each lymph node is packed with immune cells that help the body fight off infections by attacking germs carried t...

www.reference.com/article/third-stage-lymph-node-cancer-1c6814ad7a4625c8

In the third stage of lymph node cancer, the cancer is present in lymph node areas on both sides of the diaphragm, according to the American Cancer Society. The cancer may also have spread to organs next to the lymph nodes or to the spleen.

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Lymph nodes in the chest include the axillary nodes, intercostal nodes, mediastinal nodes, bronchopulmanary nodes, thymus gland, and in women, mammary nodes. Innerbody explains that they are connected to each other and rest of the lymph system by right and left lymphati...