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Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Malignancy: A lymphoma isma malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stre ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Malignancy: A lymphoma is a malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stre ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
24 years experience in Medical Oncology
Rarely: There is a very small risk of hereditary lymphoma. First degree relatives of patients with myeloma, lymphoma or cll carry a slightly higher chance of ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Lymphoma: There are many types of lymphoma-from the agressive ones to the indolent ones. Each type has different biology and different response to therapy, as w ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
Estimate: About 80, 000 cases are expected in the us in the next year based on the seer database.
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A member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
T cell lymphoma?: I think you mean t cell lymphoma, a cancer of t cells or thymocytes that can cause lymph gland enlargement, low blood counts, fevers, and sweats. A pa ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience in Medical Oncology
Imaging and biopsy: Usually the doctor suspects a major illness based on clinical symptoms: fever, weight loss, night sweats, fatigue...Eventually ct scans are done and t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience in Medical Oncology
No: Not a communicable disease except one rare form found in the west indes and japan.
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A member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Unfortunately, yes, people can die from lymphoma.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cancer of blood cell: Hodgkins disease is a cancer of the b cells in your lymphatic system.
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