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 +[[Lymph nodes]] in the region of the primary [[tumor]]. A lymph node that drains [[lymph fluid]] from the area around a [[cancer]].
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 +Regional Lymph Nodes by Primary Site:
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 +  * Head and Neck Cervical - [[glossary:​Cervical Nodes|Cervical]]
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 +  * Lip - Preauricular,​ Facial, Submental, [[glossary:​Submandibular nodes|Submandibular]]
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 +  * Eyelid/​Canthus - [[glossary:​Preauricular nodes |Preauricular]],​ Facial, [[glossary:​Submandibular nodes|Submandibular]],​ Infra-auricular
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 +  * External Ear/​Auditory Canal - Pre and Post-auricular (Mastoid)
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 +  * Face, Other (cheek, chin, forehead, jaw, nose and temple) - Preauricular,​ Facial, Submental, [[glossary:​Submandibular nodes|Submandibular]]
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 +  * Scalp - Preauricular,​ Occipital, Spinal Accessory (Posterior Cervical), Post-auricular (Mastoid)
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 +  * Neck - Preauricular,​ Occipital, Spinal Accessory (Posterior Cervical), Submental, Supraclavicular,​ [[glossary:​Axillary Nodes |Axillary]], ​
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 +  * Upper Trunk - Cervical, [[glossary:​Supraclavicular nodes |Supraclavicular]],​ Internal Mammary, [[glossary:​Axillary Nodes |Axillary]], ​
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 +  * Lower Trunk - Femoral ([[glossary:​Inguinal Nodes|Superficial Inguinal]])
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 +  * Arm/​Shoulder - [[glossary:​Axillary Nodes |Axillary]],​ Spinal Accessory (for shoulder), Epitrochlear (for hand/arm)
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 +  * Leg/Hip - [[glossary:​Femoral Nodes |Femoral]] ([[glossary:​Inguinal Nodes|Superficial Inguinal]]),​ [[glossary:​Popliteal Lymph Nodes |Popliteal]] (for heel and calf)
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 +  * Vulva/​Penis/​Scrotum - [[glossary:​Femoral Nodes |Femoral]] (Superficial Inguinal), Deep Inguinal
  
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