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What is the definition or description of: non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

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Dr. Cynthia Anderson
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Usually swollen node

Nhl is a malignancy of the lymphatic system and can present anywhere in the body.
There are over 50 subtypes of nhl depending on which organ in involves. Typically, it presents as enlarged lymph nodes and can be associated with other symptoms including fevers, weight loss, itching, shortness of breath. It is diagnosed by removal of a lymph node that is then assigned to the subtype.

In brief: Usually swollen node

Nhl is a malignancy of the lymphatic system and can present anywhere in the body.
There are over 50 subtypes of nhl depending on which organ in involves. Typically, it presents as enlarged lymph nodes and can be associated with other symptoms including fevers, weight loss, itching, shortness of breath. It is diagnosed by removal of a lymph node that is then assigned to the subtype.
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
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