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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience 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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Dr. James Ball
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Cancer.: There are many types of lymphoma. All are cancerous collection of cells that typically arise from certain white blood cells. They typically cause ab ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
44 years experience 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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Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cancer: Cancer of lymph. Nodes, there are many .http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lymphoma.html.
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca answered
Specializes in Pathology
See below...: Lymphoma are forms of cancer that occur in lymph nodes or other organs containing lymphoid tissue.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
25 years experience 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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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: No familial pattern of any lymphoma.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience 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
28 years experience 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience 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
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Unfortunately, yes, people can die from lymphoma.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cancer of blood cell: Hodgkins disease is a cancer of the b cells in your lymphatic system.
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