Lymphoma

hematologic cancer that affects lymphocytes that reside in the lymphatic system and in blood-forming organs

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. There are many types of lymphoma, including Hodgkin's lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, primary central nervous system lymphoma, the B-cell lymphoma, and the hepatosplenic lymphoma.

SymptomsEdit

TreatmentEdit

Chemotherapy is often used for both Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.[2][3] Radiotherapy may also be used.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.lymphomainfo.net/lymphoma/symptoms.html
  2. "B-Cell Lymphoma Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations, Complications, Consultations". 2 February 2019 – via eMedicine. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec14/ch177/ch177b.html
  4. http://www.lymphomainfo.net/therapy/radiotherapy/index.html