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A 38-year-old member asked:

T-cell lymphoma, non-hodgkin's lymphoma - what are they, are they the same thing?

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Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 48 years experience
Not really: Non-hodgkin's lymphomas are a very large group of diseases. Lymph cell can be called t cells or b cells based on surface proteins. T cell lymphomas are just one group of non-hodgkins lymphomas. There are also several types of those tcell lymphomas.
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A 23-year-old member asked:

Is cutaneous t-cell lymphoma the same as non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 22 years experience
CTCL subset of NHL: Cutaneous t-cell lymphoma (ctcl) is a subset of non-hodgkin's lymphoma (nhl). There are >40 nhl subtypes. Ctcl is one.
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