Children's Hospital Boston: Burkitt's Lymphoma
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Burkitt's lymphoma (also called small noncleaved cell lymphoma) is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer in the lymphatic system. Burkitt's lymphoma has what are considered small cells that are noncleaved, meaning the have no folds or indentations when viewed under a microscope. Burkitt's lymphoma usually develops in the abdomen and spreads to other organs, including the brain. Burkitt's lymphoma involves B-cells and is a rapidly growing cancer.
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 18, 2011
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Keywords: diagnosis, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, symptoms, Burkitt's lymphoma, stages of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer in the lymphatic system, treatments

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