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Children's Hospital Boston: Hodgkin's Lymphoma


Children's Hospital Boston: Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of cancer in the lymphatic system. Hodgkin's lymphoma causes the cells in the lymphatic system to abnormally reproduce, eventually making the body less able to fight infection and cause swelling in the lymph nodes. Hodgkin's disease is distinguished from other types of lymphomas by the presence of a particular type of diseased cell, called the Reed-Sternberg cell. Another way physicians identify Hodgkin's disease is by the way it progresses. Hodgkin's disease usually... More
Material Type: Reference Material
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 18, 2011
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Keywords: symptoms, Reed-Sternberg cell, staging, nodular sclerosing, diagnosis, lymphocyte depleted, Hodkin's lymphoma, lymphocyte predominant, lymphatic system, treatments, mixed cellularity


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