KMBC: New side effect from COVID-19 vaccine might be mistaken as breast cancer

February 17, 2021

Some women are noticing a new side effect after getting the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Some women are getting lumps near their armpits, or swollen lymph nodes.

It is something women might mistake for an early sign of breast cancer.

KMBC talked to Dr. Mary Mitchell, an interpreting breast radiologist, about why the vaccine is causing this side effect and what women should know.

Watch the full story below.

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