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What is lymphona

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
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
Dr. James Ball
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
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 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
Medical Oncology 25 years experience
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
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
No: No familial pattern of any lymphoma.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
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
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
Medical Oncology 25 years experience
Depends on subtype: There are 5 subtypes of hodgkin lymphoma which are all usually curable. There are about 55 subtypes of non-hodgkin lymphoma some of which are curable ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 46 years experience
Estimate: About 80, 000 cases are expected in the us in the next year based on the seer database.
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Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
Medical Oncology 34 years experience
No: Not a communicable disease except one rare form found in the west indes and japan.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Yes: Unfortunately, yes, people can die from lymphoma.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Cancer of blood cell: Hodgkins disease is a cancer of the b cells in your lymphatic system.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Warner
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
Uncommon: Burkitt's lymphoma comprises about a third of childhood lymphomas, but less than 1% of adult lymphomas in europe and the usa. This very aggressive mal... Read More

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