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Understanding the Difference Between Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

by Jane Ashley

Patients, family members, and friends may have a difficult time understanding the differences between Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. To understand the differences between the two diseases, perhaps we should first begin by learning a little about lymphoma.

Sir Thomas Hodgkin

What is Lymphoma?

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system of our bodies — our lymph nodes, bone marrow, tonsils, adenoids, spleen and thymus gland. Lymphoma can affect any of these parts of our...

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