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Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a general term for cancers that develop in the lymphatic system.

Prevalence

According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, lymphomas account for about five percent of all cases of cancer in the United States, and Hodgkin's disease in particular accounts for less than one percent of all cases of cancer in the United States.

References

  • Information about detection, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. NIH Publication No. 99-1567
  • Information about detection, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Hodgkin's disease. NIH Publication No. 99-1555

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Health science - Medicine - Hematology
Hematological malignancy and White blood cells
Lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease, NHL) - Leukemia (ALL, AML, CLL, CML) - Multiple myeloma - MDS - Myelofibrosis - Myeloproliferative disease (Thrombocytosis, Polycythemia) - Neutropenia
Red blood cells
Anemia - Hemochromatosis - Sickle-cell anemia - Thalassemia - G6PD - other hemoglobinopathies
Coagulation and Platelets
Thrombosis - Deep venous thrombosis - Pulmonary embolism - Hemophilia - ITP - TTP


 


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