What is the definition for Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Answer Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that initiates its formation in a person's lymph nodes. In non-Hodgkin lymphoma, tumors are created in a specific type of white blood cells called lymphocytes.Signs... Read More »

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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 »

What is the treatment for Rituxan for non-Hodgkins lymphoma?

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Hodgkins or non hodgkins lymphoma?

There is nothing in your description that gives any indication that you have lymphoma. Lymph nodes swell all the time. Most often, it's a result of a local infection ( of which you might not even b... Read More »

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 »