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What is large cell t cell lymphoma exactly?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Thompson
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology

In brief: See below...

"large cell t-cell lymphoma" is not standard nomenclature and does not represent a specific type of lymphoma recognized by the world health organization.
A specific type of large t-cell lymphoma is, for example, anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Irrespective of name, lymphoma is a type of cancer that occurs in lymph nodes and other lymphoid tissues and t cells are a type of lymphocytes.

In brief: See below...

"large cell t-cell lymphoma" is not standard nomenclature and does not represent a specific type of lymphoma recognized by the world health organization.
A specific type of large t-cell lymphoma is, for example, anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Irrespective of name, lymphoma is a type of cancer that occurs in lymph nodes and other lymphoid tissues and t cells are a type of lymphocytes.
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca
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