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Lymph nodes are part of a protective system that defends the body from invasion by virusesand bacteria. This system comprises the spleen, lymph glands around the neck, groin, armpits and elsewhere as well as lymph glands around internal structures such as blood vessels and the lungs. The system works by rapidly responding to invading organisms, causing defensive cells to reproduce in enormous numbers. This very high level of activity pre-disposes to cancer, through the possibility of one of those cells going out of control; it isbelieved that this is what happens in most cases of lymphoma.

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