Usually, swollen glands show up when you’re fighting an infection and they aren’t a cause for concern. But occasionally they can be a sign of cancer. In this Q&A, an expert explains when to see your doctor.
Imagine walking into a doctor’s office in the morning with skin cancer. During the next few hours you undergo a procedure that removes and examines every bit of the cancer, all the while testing to make sure you are completely cancer-free. Then you drive home that afternoon.