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What is d cell lymphoma?

What is d cell lymphoma?

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 particular subtype is gamma-delta (the greek letter for d) hepatosplenic lymphoma, which could also be what you're referring to. A good source of information is the leukemia & lymphoma society of america's website. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

A malignancy developing in the lymphocytes of lymph glands. They present as an enlarging node that continues to grow and then ...Read more


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Wat is mantle cell lymphoma?

Wat is mantle cell lymphoma?

Mantle cell lymphoma: Is a less common b-cell disease in the non-hodgkin's lymphoma group. It tends to be advanced stage when diagnosed, and can have a propensity to involve both the gut and skin. About 20% of cases behave indolently, and treatment is quite effective at diagnosis. Late relapses are common, and treatment is more challenging the second time around. ...Read more

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What is diffused b cell lymphoma?

Aggressive lymphoma: This is a type which is usually aggressive and can present at an advanced stage. Fortunately, the majority do respond well to modern chemotherapy regimens. A significant number relapse and require more therapy/ transplant. ...Read more

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What is low grade b cell lymphoma?

What is low grade b cell lymphoma?

Low grade lymphoma: Lymphomas are cancers that start in the lymphatic/immune system. There are many different kinds. Low grade means the cells are slow growing. B cell designates the immune cell the cancer started from. ...Read more

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What is badly diffused b cell lymphoma?

Not a common term: Diffuse b cell lymphoma is by definition an aggressive lymphoma which has the ability to spread rapidly if not treated. It is a "bad actor". I assume this term may be referring to a lymphoma that has already spread a good deal before being diagnosed. Even so, these lymphomas are often treatable and can be cured in the majority of cases. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis for b-cell lymphoma?

Which one?: There are many types of b cell lymphomas. Hodgkin's vs non hodgkin's. The agressive lyphoma vs. Indolent lymphoma etc. The prognosis will depend on the type of lymphoma as well as other prognostic factors/biology of the cells. ...Read more

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Can I finsd information on large b cell lymphoma?

Try nci. Nih. Giv: The natinal cancer institute web site can provide avgreat desl of information fir both patients and professionals. ...Read more

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Has any one out there survived mantle cell lymphoma?

Has any one out there survived mantle cell lymphoma?

Yes: Controlis quite high, but it needs aggressive treatment. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the prognosis for mantle cell lymphoma?

Treatable: Mantle cell lymphoma is an aggressive lymphoma that requires systemic chemotherapy. It usually responds to treatment but often recurs. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of end stage mantle cell lymphoma.

See below: Wekaness, possible pain, anemia symptoms, predisposition to infection, weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the rate of survival of a diffuse b-cell lymphoma?

It is quite good: These are fast growing lymphomas that respond well to modern chemotherapy. Your doctor can tell you what risk category you fall into based on your age and several aspects of your tumor which include it's stage at presentation. Outside of this, staying on time with chemotherapy and not having to reduce the intended dose lead to the highest cure rates. The majority of patients can be cured. ...Read more

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For what length of time can mantle cell lymphoma go undetected?

It depends: Most lymphomas grow quite fast. That is often the case with mantle cell lymphoma too. So I would say it takes 3-6 months before the symptoms become pretty severe that we/you can not miss it easily. ...Read more

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B cell, low degree, stage two nonhodgkins lymphoma, is it cureable or just treatable?

Need info: Which type of non hodgkin's lymphoma you are referring here?
In general, lymphoma is very sensitive and responsive to chemotherapy & radiation therapy.They are treatable and in many cases they are curable. There are different kinds of chemo including biological agents used for different kind of lymphoma. Sometimes radiation is given to local disease. Discuss further with your oncologist. ...Read more

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How long can mantle cell lymphoma go undetected? Where does mantle cell lymphoma show up?

Months, anywhere: Mantle cell lymphoma is a rare subtype of non-hodgkin's lymphoma. It usually grows relatively slowly and might take several weeks to a few months to develop. It most commonly presents in the lymph nodes, the blood, and the spleen although it can also present anywhere in the G.I. Tract from the stomach down to the colon. ...Read more

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Is there any possibility that nkt cell lymphoma back even she has 8 cycles of chemotherapy?

Is there any possibility that nkt cell lymphoma back even she has 8 cycles of chemotherapy?

Recurrence: Recurrence is always possible especially in the first year after the diagnosis and treatment. That's why there is such a term as 5 year survival which if reached indicates complete remission and low chance of cancer recurrence, but even then not 0% in some types. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a low grade b cell lymphoma (maltoma)affects a normal life of a young man?

Depends: Treatment depends on site (usually gastric) and whether there is an associated infection as underlying cause (H. Pylori in gastric). Treating infection can resolve lymphoma in some cases. Other isolated maltomas might be treated with radiation and resolve. Chemo is last choice. Prognosis can be very good. Talk to your oncologist. ...Read more

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Could you please give me a way to give myself leukemia, or lymphoma? I'm willing to purchase cells or other necessities. Thank you.

Could you please give me a way to give myself leukemia, or lymphoma? I'm willing to purchase cells or other necessities. Thank you.

Will not do it!: The first principle in medicine is, "First do no harm". None of us would intentionally harm a patient. Giving some one a disease is against all the moral, ethical and common sense practices in medicine.
May I urge that you consult a psychiatrist to ascertain why do you want to harm yourself.
May God bless you with good health, happiness and prosperity! ...Read more

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Mantle cell lymphoma - is that like a hodgkin's?

Mantle cell lymphoma - is that like a hodgkin's?

Non hodgkin's: Mantle cell lymphoma is a subset of non hodgkin's lymphoma. Under microscope, it looks like clusters of small size of lymphoid cells mimicking appearance of indolent/slow-progressing lymphoma, however it behaves like an agressive lymphoma. The treatment would be combinations of chemotherapies plus biological therapy. ...Read more

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Can stems cells curing non-hodgkins lymphoma?

Yes.: Stem cell transplantation, usually from the patient's own bone marrow (autologous stem cell transplantation) can dure certain types of lymphoma that was not cured by chemotherapy. Transplantation using another person's cells (allogeneic transplant) is more experimental, but also capable of curing patients where other treatments have failed. ...Read more

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What is the probability of stems cells curing non-hodgkins lymphoma?

What is the probability of stems cells curing non-hodgkins lymphoma?

Depends: Some patients have had great success with such treatment. Depends on the specific cell type. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the odds of stems cells curing non-hodgkins lymphoma?

I was wondering what are the odds of stems cells curing non-hodgkins lymphoma?

Good odds: Stem cells are used following high dose chemotherapy. The cure is effectively achieved with high dose chemotherapy, the stem cells are used to repopulate the bone marrow so that normal blood formation can be revived. This process is commonly used for treatment of non hodgkins lymphomas as a rescue therapy and can salvage/cure about 50% of cases who have filed to get well with initial chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is hepatosplenic t cell lymphoma?

A Rare Lymphoma: Hstcl is a rare cancer of the the white blood cells. It usually affects young men with a history of immunosuppression for other diseases like inflammatory bowel disease (uc and/or crohn's) or after an organ transplant. The bad cells usually grow in the liver, spleen and bone marrow. It is treated with chemotherapy and possibly a bone marrow transplant. It unfortunately can be difficult to cure. ...Read more

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What is large cell t cell lymphoma exactly?

Cancer of T-cells: T-cell non-hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of the t type (subset) of lymphocytes.
Other types of lymphocytes include b cells.
Other lymphomas include over 40 subtypes including hodgkin's lymphoma. ...Read more

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What treatment is for b cell non hogkins lymphoma?

Non Hodgkin lymphoma: There are many type of b cells nhl. In general- very responsive to chemo and biological agent- which is the mainstay treatment of nhl. It is also sensitive to radiation tx which sometimes used as a single agent in a very limited localized stage. Treatment would depend on the biology, stage, other prognostic factors- like age, blood counts, symptoms, etc. Radioimmunotherapy, bmt are also available. ...Read more

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Which treatment is there for b cell non hogkins lymphoma?

There is good treatm: B cell lymphomas are commonly treated with chemotherapy which is quite successful in controlling and often curing this cancer. But you need to be in nthe hands of an expert at a major cancer center to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What is b cell lymphoblastic lymphoma and how is it treated?

A Type of Lymphoma: B-lbl is a rare form of cancer of a type of white blood cell. It is usually an aggressive type of cancer and needs to be treated promptly with chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is the rang in life expectancy with mantle cell lymphoma?

Mantle cell: Lymphoma has a broad range of expected survival. The minority of patients have an indolent course, and may not even require therapy at the time of diagnosis. More commonly treatment is initiated with moderate to aggressive chemotherapy with duration of benefit on the order of 3-5 years. With recurrence the management can be more challenging. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis for a 65 white male diagnosed with stage 2 b-cell lymphoma?

Need to know subtype: The prognosis for patients with lymphoma is highly dependent on the subtype of lymphoma which they have. For diffuse large b-cell lymphoma, the most common lymphoma in north america the prognosis for stage ii is excellent with a good chance of cure. For follicular lymphoma, the 2nd most common nodal lymphoma the prognosis is also quite good. ...Read more

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Do diffused large b cell lymphoma patients show symptoms of mental abnormalities?

Do diffused large b cell lymphoma patients show symptoms of mental abnormalities?

Maybe: In general we don't think of diffuse large b cell lymphoma (dlbcl) effecting brain function.
However, many patients tell us of symptoms of a "fog" like feeling either before treatment (disease-related?) or after ("chemobrain"). Reasons are likely multifactorial and can include stress, financial concerns, depression, and disease biology. This is being actively studied by a variety of groups. ...Read more

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Would the presence of lymphoma in someone's systems always cause an abnormal cell count?

No.: If there is involvment of the bone marrow, the blood may be effected as well, and cancer cells may be found on a cell count. Some types of lymphoma commonly present this way, but others may only rarely be detected on a complete blood count. Hodgkin lymphoma may cause other changes such as a high white blood count and an increase in eosinophils (a kind of normal white cell), sometimes with anemia. ...Read more