What you need to know about non-Hodgkin"s lymphoma
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.] .
Written in English


  • Lymphomas.

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Edition Notes

StatementNational Cancer Institute.
SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (NIH) 99-1567
ContributionsNational Cancer Institute (U.S.).
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17700713M

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Excerpt. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is the sixth most common cancer in the UK. There are many different subtypes of the disease, with markedly different clinical courses and requirements for therapy. Diagnosing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and the precise subtype is challenging, and optimising the diagnostic process is central to improved : National Guideline Alliance (UK). Free Download. PDF version of What You Need To Know About™ Hodgkin Lymphoma by National Cancer Institute. Apple, Android and Kindle formats also available. If you are facing Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, we have information to help you understand more about what lies ahead, such as how lymphoma is diagnosed, possible treatments and where to get further support. About Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Lymphoma is a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, which is part of the body’s immune system.   You may need any of the following to help diagnose non-Hodgkin lymphoma or find if it is early or later stage: Blood tests may show abnormal white blood cells or signs of anemia (not enough red blood cells).

Everything You Need to Know About Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma The definite cause of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is unknown but it has been linked to some viruses and toxins as benzene and pesticides. Now let's talk about a general simplified view of the mechanism of this cancer. This cancer causes production of lots. Home» Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: What You Need to Know Lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system as a result of an abnormal function of a form of white blood cell called lymphocytes.   American Society of Clinical Oncology: "Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin: Questions to Ask the Doctor." Cancer Research UK: "What to ask your doctor about treatment for non Hodgkin lymphoma.".   Types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Treatment for NHL depends on which type it is, so it’s important for doctors to find out the exact type of lymphoma you have. The type of lymphoma depends on what type of lymphocyte is affected (B cells or T cells), how mature the cells are when they become cancerous, and other factors.

Her first book is Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas: Making Sense of Diagnosis, Treatment & Options. In the course of her support group efforts, Lorraine has been interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer and by National Public Radio's Marketplace program regarding the best ways to find reliable medical information using a personal computer and various Cited by: 1.   Non Hodgkins Lymphoma - Types and Pathophysiology - Duration: Armando Hasudungan , views. Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: Everything You Need to Know - Duration: Introduction. The diagnosis of cancer brings with it many questions and a need for clear, understandable answers. This National Cancer Institute (NCI) booklet is intended to help people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and their families and friends better understand this type of cancer. We hope others will read it as well to learn more about this disease. After you learn that you have Hodgkin lymphoma, you may need other tests to help with making decisions about treatment. Staging tests can show the stage (extent) of disease, such as whether lymphoma cells are found in more than one group of lymph nodes.