A lymph node is an oval-shaped organ of the lymphatic system, distributed throughout the body and linked by lymphatic vessels. Lymph nodes are major sites of B, T, and other immune cells. Lymph nodes are required for the proper functioning of the immune system, which act as filters for foreign particles and cancer cells.
Lymph node which has the capability to spread the cancer cell to various organs of the body by venous system or by lymphatic ducts via blood vessels. Lymph node dissection, these is not very often used but to prevent spreading of cancer from prostate to lymph node.
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