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how fast does lymphoma spread

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maricer Escalon
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not aggressive: Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma is not aggressive - we all it indolent lymphoma. It is fine to wait until you have all your testing done to see if ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty tumors: Lipomas are fatty tumors of unknown cause, sometimes hereditary. Some people get none, some get one and some get many. Those that are painful may nee ... Read More
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience General Practice
Common occurrence: They are the most common soft tissue benign tumor. They get worse with weight gain & shrink & may resolve with weight loss. The incidence of t ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Genetic: This is a genetic trait. They can be removed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
They grow...: And they subside. Sometimes with no treatment. Relatively benign teatment now encourages some to offer retuxan based therapy. Focal radiotherapy has ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
They grow...: And they subside. Sometimes with no treatment. Relatively benign teatment now encourages some to offer retuxan based therapy. Focal radiotherapy has ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Good questions: There are different kinds of lymphoma with very different behaviors. Some are terribly aggressive and the nodes can double in size in a few days where ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
24 years experience Medical Oncology
Complex question: There are many different types of non-hodgkin's lymphoma and they have many different causes. Some of the lymphomas are caused by viruses and bacteria ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Reasonable: It really depends on the type of lymphoma. Hodgkins generally has a better prognosis than nonhodgkins.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience Anesthesiology
They can: If enough tumor gets involved, they can get hard. However, small metastases may not be detected except by biopsy. Cancer diagnosis and treatment will ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Soberman
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Need a full workup: You need a full work up by a medical oncologist. I expect a bone marrow will be part of it, as will pet/ct.
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Treatment usually depends on stage of lymphoma and for this situation may involve chemotherapy and sometimes radiotherapy; remission can happen after ... Read More
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