Start the new year with a Melanoma diagnosis.

Death seems so real when you have an aggressive cancer. In my case, every cancer cell is multiplying day and night, replacing my healthy cells with imposters. My immune system does not see the threat, it does not send out defensive forces.

Adenopathy is a word used for swelling of the glands, which release chemicals like sweat, tears, and hormones. Adenopathy typically refers to swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy).Symptoms: Pain; Swelling (medical)

Adenopathy in cancer

Cancers may also spread to the lymph nodes when a tumor metastasizes. This means cancer cells break away from the tumor and spread to other parts of the body via the blood or lymph. When the cancer cells are carried in the lymph, they can easily become stuck in a lymph node and cause adenopathy.Jan 20, 2018

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