Diffuse Mixed Small and Large Cell Lymphoma

Diffuse mixed lymphomas are NCI classified aggressive lymphomas which comprise 6 to 7% of all non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, with a median age of 58 and a range of about 20-70 years of age. Extranodal involvement (outside of lymph nodes) is seen in 60% of cases, including the bone marrow in 14%.

Web Resources:

• NCI Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Information

• Information from Hematopathology

• Details from Frontiers in Bioscience

 

 

Resources

The Hematopathology of Lymphoma - technical but full of very good information.

Frontiers in Bioscience is a source of B-cell information.

eMedicine Abstract

 

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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Information Pages:

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Diagnosis

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Aggressive Lymphomas

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Indolent Lymphomas

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Treatment

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Resources

Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplants

Other Pages of Interest:

Childhood Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Information Pages

The Lymphoma Information Network

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