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final stages of non hodgkin s lymphoma

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Lymph system cancer: Nhl is a large group of related cancers which originate in the lymph tissues of the body. These cells normally help fight infection but become cancero ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Biopsy: Biopsy - either bone marrow biopsy and/or lymph node biopsy.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
?: No way to answer that without a pathology report.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Non-Hodgkin's test: Although a diagnosis of non-hodgkin's lymphoma can be suspected by certain lab results (ldh, spep, cbc, beta-2 microglobulin), there is no way to diag ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
24 years experience Medical Oncology
Determined by site: Stage 1: involvement of a single lymph node region or single non-lymph node site stage 2: involvement of two or more lymph node regions on the same si ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes, potentially: Not all non-hodgkin lymphomas (nhl) are curable. The most common nhl is diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (dlbcl), which is curable in early (or late) st ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Please see below: There are many factors that can dictate prognosis, so best to discuss with your doctor. However, here is some additional info: http://www.Cancer.Ne ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Can be cured: I want you to know that Stage IV Hodgkin is unlike other stage IV cancers -- it is often cured. Please be sure to keep appointments, follow oncologist ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many.: Nhl is treated with different chemotherapy than hd. Stage for stage hd carries a better prognosis. Hd usually occurs in the young adult and the elderl ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
CD20 is a B-Cell: Marker hence the assignment of a b-cell nhl. Tdt is an immunohistochemical stain used to classify blood cells. Burkitt's is a very aggressive process ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Curable: Unlike (many or most) solid tumors of stage IV, Hodgkin lymphoma stage IV can be cured for ever. Best wishes
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
Spread pattern: Primarily, hodgkins lymphoma teens to spread from one lymph node site to an adjacent site. Non hodgkins lymphoma is more likely to skip lymph node c ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is immaterial: Stage-3 hodgkin disease is commonly divided just into 2 categories: 3a or 3b. No further division matters for prognosis or treatment, as far as i kno ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
NHL remains: A disease of nodes, but can start in extranodal sites (bones, liver, etc). It also can produce symptoms of fever, soaking night sweats, and weight los ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Disease type: The 2 diseases are closely linked. The hodgkin lymphoma was described by the doctor bearing its name and usually has a specific cell associated with i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Location: Stage iii means nodes on both sides of the diaphragm. Letter "a" means no lymphoma symptoms like weight loss, night fever or night sweats. The 1 or 2 ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Wekaness, possible pain, anemia symptoms, predisposition to infection, weight loss.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
Spread pattern: Primarily, hodgkins lymphoma teens to spread from one lymph node site to an adjacent site. Non hodgkins lymphoma is more likely to skip lymph node c ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Group with 3 B: Has disease on both sides of diaphragm, and symptoms of sweats, weight loss, and/or fever. Bulk, co-morbidities, tolerance of therapy influence. M ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Very rare : It is very rare as the cancer cells might spread to another organs if not treated.you wont survive for more than 1 year
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
26 years experience Pediatrics
Start with this link: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-help/about-cancer/cancer-questions/childhood-non-hodgkins-lymphoma
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Apurv Agrawal
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cells: The cells that make up the cancer are different.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Decreased risk.: The earlier the stage the more likely the disease will be put into remission. Despite best efforts however nothing is 100%. However, the earlier the s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Great question: Recent publication in the new england journal of medicine in february 2012 showing depending on risk, either 2 cycles of abvd followed by radiation or ... Read More
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