Is lymphoma genetic?

Answer Lymphoma is a collective term used to describe a group of cancers affecting the body's lymphatic system. While these diseases are not strictly inherited, genetic alterations do play a role in their... Read More »

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Is non-Hodgkins lymphoma genetic?

Doctors aren't sure what causes non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, but it doesn't appear to be genetic. This disease, in which cancerous cells are detected in the lymph system, seems to be linked to DNA mutat... Read More »

My dad had hodgkins lymphoma 25 yrs ago and now has diffuse large b cell non hodkins lymphoma am i at risk?

NO Any kind of cancer doesn't mean the son or daughter of this person will be at risk ;; except for colon cancer MY mother died from a ovarian cancer and NOBODY else in her family died from cancer ... Read More »

Do I have Lymphoma, Im 15 and I'm not sure?

Stop touching it! You're causing it to swell up even more. Lymph nodes swell all the time. It's not lymphoma. Dont worry

Can you die from lymphoma?

Yes, you can die from lymphoma. However, the chances of survival are really good. Even at advanced stages, up to 90% survive 5 years (depending on the type). It depends on the type of lymphoma, th... Read More »