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is non hodgkin s lymphoma terminal

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 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 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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Treatable: and often cureable. As you go through the treatment your doctor will keep you informed as to your progress. However, cures do happen and that is wha ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: There are 3 basic types: low grade, intermediate, and high grade lymphoma. Intermediate and high grade are potentially curable because they are repl ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cell type: There are two major types of lymphocytes, T and B. Both can cause lymphoma. What you are referring to is a lymphoma of the B cell type.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Work up then treat: Nhl exists in various types and an accurate diagnosis is confirmed with blood work and bone marrow biopsy. Staging with scans (ct, pet, etc) is next. ... 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 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. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Not that i'm aware of. Graves' disease is an immune disorder; lymphoma generally not.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: About three new cases occur/year/100,000 population. See this site for more info. http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/hodg.html
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It seems to strike totally at random.
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Risk of Hodgkin's dz: There is no one "defect" that causes hodgkin's disease, but risk factors include a high socioeconomic status, having a family member with the disease, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on which: kind is diagnosed and which stage it is diagnosed at. Their are multiple kinds of lymphoma and leukemia that can not be discussed in 400 characters. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Selsky
32 years experience Pediatrics
COPADM, CYM and xrt: Combination chemotherapy with anti cd-20 antibody and radiation can result in durable remissions.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
CLL : Cll is a very slow growing type of cancer. Most patients are diagnosed in the earlier stages of the disease and more than half of them will live a 12 ... Read More
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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 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It can be cured: We have good treatments for patients with this diagnosis. It is curable in a majority of patients. So tell us more about it such as... who has it and ... Read More

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