What does it feel like when cancer spreads to lymph nodes? If cancer cells have spread to your lymph nodes (or beyond your lymph nodes to another part of the body), symptoms may include: lump or swelling in your neck, under your arm, or in your groin. swelling in your stomach (if the cancer spreads to your liver) shortness of breath (if the cancer spreads to the lungs)
What is the prognosis for breast cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes? If the cancer has spread to the regional lymph nodes, the 5-year survival rate is 86%. If the cancer has spread to a distant part of the body, the 5-year survival rate is 29%. The survival rate for breast cancer is 10% lower in Black women compared to White women.
Where is the first place breast cancer usually spreads? The lymph nodes under your arm, inside your breast, and near your collarbone are among the first places breast cancer spreads.
Can an ultrasound tell if breast cancer has spread to lymph nodes? A retrospective study revealed that the sensitivity, specificity and overall accuracy of ultrasonography in diagnosing breast cancer lymph node metastasis were 69.4%, 81.8%, and 77.0%, respectively.