A 38-year-old member asked:
how are hodgkin's and non hodgkins lymphoma different?
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Dr. Joshua Garren answered
23 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 chains to spread distantly. This is why local radiation has historically be more important in the treatment of hodgkins than non hodgkins.
Answered on Dec 30, 2013
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