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I have had a large swollen hard but movable lymph node on my

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I have had a large swollen hard but movable lymph node on my neck for 17 years. New doctor is suggesting biopsy. Should this be cause for concern?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
most likely not cancer if it has stayed the same size for 17 years.
I would do a neck ultrasound first before a biopsy.
how large is large?
have you had a neck ultrasound yet?
do you have that report?