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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need info: Which type of non hodgkin's lymphoma you are referring here? In general, lymphoma is very sensitive and responsive to chemotherapy & radiation thera ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
It means fluid....: ....Accumulation in a place it should not be, outside the blood and lymphatic systems. For example: fluid between the lung and the chest wall, fluid i ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Follicular nhl: Follicular lymphoma is a treatable disease. It is considered to be indolent dz.- it sometimes can transform into more aggressive lymphoma like the dif ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: Chemotherapy goes throughout the body and can be used to treat widespread lymphoma.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Still controversial: Current thinking is that if in early stages, it may be ok to just follow since it is so slow growing. May not cause a problem for years. If more advan ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cancer of lymph cell: There are different types of lymphoma. Low grade lymphomas develop and progress slowly, can be treated but only rarely cured, and are treated with im ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Definitely!: Lymphoma is a broad term, but most types are well treated. Be sure to complete the work up/staging process to make sure that you can be given the mos ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes, absolutely: lymphoma is very treatable, and in many cases is curable- off course it will depend on the type of lymphoma, the staging, biology of the lymphoma, you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends: Low grade or indolent lymphomas are those that usually grow very slowly and can be present for years before they are diagnosed. They are in essence ch ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Pot: Yep, sorry!.

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