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Cancer and Common Questions About Lymphoma

From Antoinette Boulay  If you or a family member has just been diagnosed with lymphoma, there probably are many questions you have. You will get all those answered eventually, however you first should know a little bit about cancer itself. Here we answer some of the questions to help you understand better what is going…

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Why Early Detection of Slow Growing Lymphoma Is Difficult

From Jeremy Parker   There are over 30 types of lymphoma that have so far been detected and they can be grouped according to a variety of criteria. One such criterion is how fast the cancer is growing and so lymphomas are generally classed as either slow growing or fast growing. Slow growing lymphomas can be…

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A Short Classification Of Leukemia Cells

From Groshan Fabiola  In the bone marrow are produced the leukemia cells which are abnormal and immature.These cells are classified in two types:lymphoid leukemia cells and myeloid leukemia cells.The abnormal, immature cells called leukemia cells are produced by blood-forming tissue and these are named after the lymphoid or myeloid cells. It is better to know…

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Diagnosing Lymphoma

From Groshan Fabiola  To diagnose a lymphoma case if very difficult because many of the lymphoma symptoms are similar to those of other medical conditions. However, based on the symptoms, you might suspect a lymphoma case and go see a doctor, where you will have a physical examination. Only through this thorough examination, and sometimes…

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Appropriate Treatment – Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma’s Cure?

From Groshan Fabiola  How can cancer be treated? This is the most frequent question in medical research. New treatments are tested on patients under close observation of medical squads. It’s a hard work for researchers who have to determine an optimal dose of the treatment for each patient, to guarantee them the lack of side…

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Characteristics of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

From Groshan Fabiola  Lymphomas are the cancer of the lymphoid tissue, so Hodgkin’s disease which is a type of lymphoma, is also a cancer of this tissue. Lymphoid tissue is part of the lymphatic system which is a major component of the immune defense system. The elements that represents the immune system are organs like…

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What Is Acute Myelogenous Leukemia?

From Tony Tade  AML, (acute myelogenous leukemia), is an aggressive cancer of the bone marrow and blood. It is the most common type of leukemia. AML is also known by the following names-acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, acute granulocytic leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia. Blood cells are malformed and useless. The cells can accumulate…

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