Is B cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma curable?


Is B cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma curable?

B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma:

B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects B-cell lymphocytes in the body (B-cell lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell). It is not truly known what causes B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, but it seems as though some cases are due to a weakened or dysfunctional immune system. Symptoms of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma include night sweats, swollen lymph nodes that are not painful, fever, chronic fatigue, weight loss, and abdominal pain and/or swelling.

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B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma can be curable. Many forms of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are relatively fast spreading, so it is important to...

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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Definition, Location, Signs & Treatments


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Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer that begins in the lymphatic system and has many different symptoms and treatments. In this lesson, learn about the different areas where the cancer can form, what its symptoms are, and how those areas are treated.

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