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Is non hodgkin s lymphoma terminal

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
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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Dr. Brian Lawenda
Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
B or T cell cancer: Non-hodgkin lymphomas (nhl) are cancer of the white blood cells (b or t cells.) most commonly, they are diagnosed as swelling in lymph nodes (lymphade... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Biopsy: Biopsy - either bone marrow biopsy and/or lymph node biopsy.
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Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Scans and biopsy: Patients may have a lump(s) or feel quite ill with fever, night sweats, weight loss and/or anemia which brings them in to the ED or md. Many times blo... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
None or Many: Swollen glands fever sweats weight loss pain alcohol intolerance rash shortness of breath fatigue swelling headache itching assorted other symptoms de... Read More
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Dr. Agos Luca
Specializes in Pathology
Multiple: The diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma, like any other cancer, should be managed by an oncologist. Many signs and symptoms are possible at presentat... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Its cancer of Lymph: Lymphoma is a Cancer arising from the lymph glands. There are several subtypes. Ask your oncologist more about it. Tell us if you or a family member i... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Normal?: I'm not sure what you mean by normal. It is not uncommon in this age group.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Specific to disease: Depending on the type of lymphoma (there are many), how you were treated and if you are in remission or have stable disease, the frequency of check up... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
Reed-Sternberg: Cell, usual logical predictable spread. Nhl may be cd-20+ & b-cell, less predictable, wide ranging prognosis, from chronic & long to quite aggressive... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Two different cancer: These are 2 differnt types of lymph gland cancers and are treated differently and have different prognosis. Hodgkins disease is more often curable(90%... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 29 years experience
Different lymphomas: There are around 30 different types of lymphoma distinguished by how they look under the microscope, the proteins they bear on their cell surface, and... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
A lot: Both hodgkin lymphoma (formerly known as hodgkin's disease) and non-hodgkin lymphoma (also known as non-hodgkin's lymphoma) are lymphomas, a type of c... Read More
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