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What is hodgkin's disease?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: A cancer

The short answer is a cancer of the lympoma group that spreads through the lymphatic system.
Hodgkins lymphoma is probably the most curable and is identified by typical reed sternberg cells when the pathologist looks at a biopsy of one of the swollen lymph nodes.

In brief: A cancer

The short answer is a cancer of the lympoma group that spreads through the lymphatic system.
Hodgkins lymphoma is probably the most curable and is identified by typical reed sternberg cells when the pathologist looks at a biopsy of one of the swollen lymph nodes.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
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In brief: Hodgkin's Disease

Hodgkin's disease is a form a cancer of the white blood cells called lymphocytes.
The disease is classified into a number of sub-types, and at your age and gender, the most common form is a highly curable type known as "nodular sclerosing" hodgkin's. Other forms are also possible. Your oncologist can best explain your treatment options and prognosis.

In brief: Hodgkin's Disease

Hodgkin's disease is a form a cancer of the white blood cells called lymphocytes.
The disease is classified into a number of sub-types, and at your age and gender, the most common form is a highly curable type known as "nodular sclerosing" hodgkin's. Other forms are also possible. Your oncologist can best explain your treatment options and prognosis.
Dr. Morton Levitt
Dr. Morton Levitt
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