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Is non hodgkin s lymphoma terminal

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 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
Dr. Brian Lawenda
Radiation Oncology 24 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 20 years experience
Biopsy: Biopsy - either bone marrow biopsy and/or lymph node biopsy.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
?: No way to answer that without a pathology report.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 39 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology 54 years experience
Large Lymph Nodes: Non-hodgkin's lymphoma is the more severe type of a group of related tumors of the lymph node system. Large ln's usually first sign. Abnormal chest x-... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Normal?: I'm not sure what you mean by normal. It is not uncommon in this age group.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
NHL: Non Hodgkin's lymphoma = cancer that originates in lymphatics.

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