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What Does It Mean to Have Advanced-Stage Lymphoma?

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Symptoms & Diagnosis: Understanding the Types of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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  • All non-Hodgkin lymphomas start in white blood cells called lymphocytes, but there are different categories of the disease
  • Doctors categorize the cancers based on whether they grow out of B cells or T cells
  • What type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma a person is diagnosed with will determine treatment

Symptoms & Diagnosis: Understanding the Types of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • All non-Hodgkin lymphomas start in white blood cells called lymphocytes, but there are different categories of the disease
  • Doctors categorize the cancers based on whether they grow out of B cells or T cells
  • What type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma a person is diagnosed with will determine treatment

Symptoms & Diagnosis: Determining Treatment

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