Search: axillary web syndrome
Tight cord feeling running from the armpit down the inner arm to the hand. Also known as axillary web syndrome.
Lymph nodes in and around the armpit.
Breast tissue that extends into the armpit.
The removal of some lymph nodes in the armpit, to check whether cancer has spread.
A genetic disorder where a man has three sex chromosomes (XXY) instead of the normal two (XY).
A disease that increases the risk of developing bowel cancer. Previously called hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)….
…the age of 40; or several relatives with ovarian cancer or colon cancer. Inheriting a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. A rare genetic syndrome called Klinefelter syndrome – men with this syndrome have three sex chromosomes (XXY) instead…
…age 55) being overweight or obese and/or having diabetes having high blood pressure (hypertension) a family history of ovarian, uterine or bowel cancer having an inherited genetic condition such as Lynch syndrome or Cowden syndrome previous ovarian tumours or polycystic…