Is non-hodgkins lynphoma common in young adults or Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Most are Hodgkin's. There are a few aggressive T-cell lymphomas in older teens, but the large majority of lymphomas in the group are Hodgkin's.

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What do you think, could hodgkins and non hodgkins lymphoma show in a fbc?

What is FBC? Do not use abbreviations....this is a new one for me after being a physician for 50 years! This can waste eveyone's time and is a cause to make mistakes due to misinterpretation. Read more...

What are the dangers and difference of non hodgkins lymphoma if I don't treat it?

Depends. Strange as it may sound, some nhls are very slow growing and can be left untreated for years. Some others grow lightning fast and promptly cause death. And then there are all sorts of intermediate situations. An oncologist should be able to monitor it properly and decide when and if therapy is indicated. Read more...

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...

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...