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How do hodgkin lymphoma and non hodgkin lymphoma differ?

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Dr. Joshua Garren
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Joshua Garren
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