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With any cancer, early detection is the best predictor of long-term survival, and lymphoma is no

Diffuse large B cell lymphoma prognosis is contingent upon

The pathophysiology of lymphoma refers to the process or processes going on inside the body that

It's very common for people recently diagnosed with a subtype of

Lymphoma is a general term for cancer in the lymph system. The lymph system is made up of many

This entry looks at what is sometimes referred to as mesenteric lymphoma, also referred to as

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In 1964, researchers at the National Cancer Institute developed the first combination chemotherapy that cured a...

Secondary cancers are cancers that develop as a result of chemotherapy and/or...

Small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL), is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma characterized by an excess of white blood cells in the...

Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma (LPL) is an indolent (slow growing) cancer that affects plasma cells. A plasma cell...

Lymphomas can arise from most any lymphatic tissue (lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, mucosa associated lymphoid...

Treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas (NHL) differs from patient to patient. The regimen used depends on the type of...

Over the years, various classification systems have been used to differentiate lymphoma types including the Rappaport Classification (used until...

Advances in the treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma have resulted in remarkable survival rates, even for...

The question of what the difference is between leukemia and lymphoma is a commonly asked question. We should start by saying that emerging...

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, causing B-cell or...

As one of two primary categories of lymphatic cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) attacks the patient's white...

The diagnosis of a low grade B cell lymphoma is both a specific and a non-specific diagnosis that contains the following components:

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Hearing about lymphoma recurrence is about the least-welcome news a patient can hear. But what exactly does it mean?

To begin, lymphoma...

BEAM chemotherapy is an acronym representing a small family of combination chemotherapy regimens that are used chiefly as salvage regimens in the...

This entry looks at a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma called true histiocytic lymphoma (THL), also referred to as diffuse histiocytic lymphoma, and...

The term 'metastatic lymphoma' does not refer to a diagnosis. Unlike many of the subtypes of lymphoma we have...

When lymphoma is discovered to affect the B cells, prognosis is generally pretty good almost regardless of subtype. It will almost surely be...

This entry looks at pulmonary lymphoma, a lymphoma subtype. 'Lymphoma' is an umbrella term that loosely refers...

Intravascular lymphoma is a subtype of 'Lymphoma', an umbrella term that loosely refers to several dozen...

It is nearly impossible to talk about a survival rate for...

Lymphoma is a life-threatening disease, but is very treatable in most cases. The 5-year survival for patients diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's...

In T cell lymphoma, T lymphocytes, which are an essential part of the body's immune response, become malignant. T cell lymphomas account for about...

Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. Chemotherapy is...

Lymphomatoid Papulosis (LyP) is a rare skin disorder that involves cancerous looking skin lesions. It is more than a skin condition; it is the...

Lymphedema is abnormal swelling due to the presence of excess lymphatic fluid within the tissues. This swelling occurs when the...