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Lymphoma Information
Lymphoma Information

Lymphoma is caused by the mutation of lymphocyte cells. Lymphomas is classified into Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and most patients with the former respond well to treatment.

Lymphoma symptoms
  • Swelling of lymph nodes
  • Anemia
  • Bruise
  • Frequent infection by bacteria
  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Becoming thin
  • Itchy skin
  • Fatigue
Lymphoma risk factors
Lymphoma risk factors
  • Genetic mutation
  • Viral infection
  • Radiation
  • Chemical drugs
  • Autoimmune disorder
  • Blood test
  • X-ray examination
  • CT scan
  • Bone marrow examination 

Mainly immunotherapy and radioimmunotherapy.

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