Non-hodgkin’s lymphoma

There are several different classifications of lymphoma—Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma or NHL and there is also Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma makes up a majority of these cases, especially those with lymphoid problems. NHL covers 29 different types of lymphomas which are currently known. They are nearly seven times as common as regular Hodgkin’s Lymphoma cases and it […]

T-cell lymphoma

T-cell lymphoma is a type of cancer where the T-cells become malignant. The T-cells are part of the immune system and normally help to fight of diseases and bacteria. T-cell lymphoma is one of the diseases that are classified as being Non-Hodgkins. Actually it accounts for about 15% of all non-Hodgkins related lymphomas. T-cell lymphomas […]

Lymphoma in children

Lymphoma is the third most common type of cancer in children; it is a cancer of a part of the lymphatic system. Organs and tissues in the lymphatic system include the lymph nodes, thymus, spleen, adenoids, tonsils, bone marrow, and the lymphatic vessels or channels that connect them; the lymphatic system is part of the […]

Lymphoma treatment

Lymphoma is a term used for cancers that occur in the lymphatic system. Hodgkin’s disease is an example of a lymphoma cancer. In fact, Hodgkin’s disease is the most common form of lymphoma. All other lymphatic cancers are listed as non Hodgkin’s lymphomas. Treatments for lymphoma begun early enough can bring about a high cure […]

Follicular lymphoma

Follicular lymphoma is a slow-growing cancer that affects the B-cell lymphocytes in the body. It typically begins in the lymph nodes but can often spread to other areas of the body including the bones, bone marrow and internal organs such as the spleen and the liver. It is classified as a Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and accounts […]

Lymphoma prognosis

Lymphoma, in its simplest explanation is a form of cancer, most commonly developed within lymph systems of the body. Lymph systems have multiple interrelated functions such as fighting off infections, removal of interstitial fluid from tissues, absorbs and transports fatty acids and fats to the circulatory system. Clumps of lymph-nodes are abundantly found in the […]

Lymphoma symptoms

One of the reasons why lymphoma is so often undetected during its early stages is because most of its symptoms are similar to other harmless conditions. If you experience lymphoma symptoms as mentioned below, do not panic. It is always best to consult your doctor so you can be diagnosed correctly and be prescribed with […]

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Hodgkin’s lymphoma, also known as Hodgkin’s disease, is cancer in the lymphatic system. This is an uncommon cancer that accounts for less than 1 percent of all cases of cancer in this country. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is much more common. The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system. It helps the body fight disease […]