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Non Hodgkin lymphoma

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
46 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes,: The cure rate for non-hodgkin lyphoma is high and getting higher by the newer medications. It starts in the lymph nodes. Cure rates depend on 1- stage ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Often chemo: Some nhl types and stages are treated with chemotherapy alone. Some require the use of radiation therapy alone or with chemo. Surgery is typically onl ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Lawenda
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Chemo +/-radiation: The standard first-line treatments for non-hodgkin lymphoma are chemotherapy (+/- radiation therapy.) the decision on which chemotherapy drugs, the le ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Fever, sweats: The classic "b" symptoms are fever, drenching night sweats, and weight loss. Signs include enlarged lymph nodes, especially in the neck and arm pits, ... Read More
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Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Node swelling: The symptoms of non-hodgkin lymphoma vary widely but generally lymph node swelling is present. Some non-hodgkin's lymphomas will also present with fev ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Variable.: Usually lymphomas involve an enlargement of a lymph node or group of lymph nodes. The nodes that can be felt are typically in the neck and armpits. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
NHL remains: A disease of nodes, but can start in extranodal sites (bones, liver, etc). It also can produce symptoms of fever, soaking night sweats, and weight los ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
24 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Complex question: There are many different types of non-hodgkin's lymphoma and they have many different causes. Some of the lymphomas are caused by viruses and bacteria ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Tough question: There are over 40 different types of nhl. Some are curable and some are not. There are certain types of nhl that only need treatment if they cause t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 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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