Pelvic lymph nodes are part of the lymph system, which carries fluid, nutrients, and waste material between the body tissues and the bloodstream. Lymph nodes are connected by a system of channels that run throughout the body. Cancer may spread through the lymph nodes to distant parts of the body.
Current as of: April 29, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Ross S. Berkowitz, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology