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Dr. Edward Gold
43 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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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ephraim Hochberg
24 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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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Clear fluid: It is a fluid (usually clear) that circulates between the tissues of your body. It is fluid not in the arteries and veins. It contains some proteins a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Type of lymphoma: There are two basic categories of lymphomas: hodgkin's lymphoma (also called hodgkin's disease) and non-hodgkin's lymphomas. The difference between th ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Blood cell cancer: Leukemia is cancer of one of the bone marrow cells. The cells start growing quickly and either enter the blood stream where they are first detected or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on the st: The stage of lymphoma determines the cure rate. Certainly early lymphomas(stage 1 and 2) have high cure rates. Yet most patients with this cancer can ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Leukemia: Leukemia is cancer of bone marrow & blood.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Mono: Mononucleosis is a viral infection, typically epstein-barr virus, which causes a variety of symptoms. Extreme fatigue, fever, chills, nausea, malaise ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience General Practice
"new" - "formation": Neoplasm is made up from greek words: "neo-" means "new" and "-plasm" means "formation." so a neoplasm is a new formation that shows up somewhere in y ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vague term: A vague term indicating infection in the lymphatic system that is draining a certain area. For example, red streaks going up leg if has an infection ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Myelofibrosis: A blood disorder which usually affects the bone marrow causing anemia and low counts, and cause spleen enlargement and other constitutional symptoms l ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Anemia: It's an aquired hemolytic anemia which can be treated and somewhat controlled. See a hematologist for evaluation and therapy.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
New Growth: Neoplasm is a general term technically a "new growth" of either animal or plant tissue that serves no function. It could be benign, potentially malign ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
Sarcoidosis: Dear jbennett, sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology which can affect almost any part of a patient's body. It is known for the granulomas it ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
CMML: Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyelomonocyticcmml/detailedguide/index.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Different cancers: Lymphomas are cancer derived from white cells called lymphocytes, and they typically (but not always) involved lymph glands. Carcinomas are cancers ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inflammation: Nasopharyngitis is an inflammation of the back of the nose. In children, the adenoid is positioned here and often obstructs the breathing if enlarged ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
White Blood Cell: A lymphocyte is a type of white blood cell that helps our bodies fight infections. In general, there are three types of lymphocytes (b, t, and nk cell ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Soft tissue tumor: Sarcomas are uncommon tumors that arise from the soft tissues in your body: muscles, tendons, fat, the lining of your joints, blood vessels, and nerve ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Few causes: Most pneumonias caused by inhalation of organisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungii. Defense mechanism of body reacts to infection with white blo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lymph cancer: Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of lymph glands. It is noteworthy in part since one form of it is common in young adults. It is extremely treatable and ... Read More

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