Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic gland tissue. Its main symptom is lymph node enlargement (lymphadenopathy) and lymphoma can result in a single swollen lymph node or an enlargement of a number of lymph nodes. The two main types of lymphoma are Hodgkin’s Disease (Hodgkin’s Lymphoma) and ...

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Introduction: Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of a part of the immune system called the lymph system. There are many types of lymphoma. One type is Hodgkin disease. The rest are called non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas begin when a type ...1

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Symptoms of Lymphoma

Persistent enlargement of a major salivary gland should be carefully and regularly observed by your doctor and investigated further if it changes in size in a short period of time. Other symptoms may include the following:

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Causes of Lymphoma

Lymphoma is cancer that begins in cells of the lymph system. The lymph system is part of the immune system, which helps the body fight infection and disease. Because lymph tissue is found all through the body, lymphoma can begin ...2

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Causes List for Lymphoma

Some possible causes of Lymphoma or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Lymphoma

Because lymph tissue is found all through the body, lymphoma can begin almost anywhere. The two main types of lymphoma are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). These can occur in both children and adults. Most people with Hodgkin ...4

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Genetics of Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma isn't thought to run in families, although your risk may be slightly increased if a first-degree relative (such as a parent or sibling) has had lymphoma. ...Source: NHS Choices UK5 ...

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Treatments: Lymphoma

What targeted therapies have been approved for specific types of cancer? Lymphoma: Ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin®), denileukin diftitox (Ontak®), brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris®), rituximab (Rituxan®), vorinostat (Zolinza®), romidepsin (Istodax®), bexarotene (Targretin®), bortezomib (Velcade®), pralatrexate (Folotyn®), ibrutinib (Imbruvica®), siltuximab (Sylvant®), idelalisib (Zydelig®), belinostat ...6

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References

  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ lymphoma.html
  2. Source: NCI (NIH): cancer.gov/ types/ lymphoma
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NCI (NIH): cancer.gov/ types/ lymphoma
  5. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ non-hodgkin-lymphoma/ causes/ 
  6. Source: NCI (NIH): cancer.gov/ about-cancer/ treatment/ types/ targeted-therapies/ targeted-therapies-fact-sheet

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