Lymphoma, non-Hodgkin: Malignant tumors that arise in the lymphatic system. There are several subtypes of cancer classified as non-Hodgkin lymphoma. All originate in and spread via the lymphatic system. Symptoms depend on the location of the tumor, but can include swollen, but not painful, lymph nodes; gastric distress; skin problems; night sweats; unexplained weight loss; itching; and fever. Diagnosis is by biopsy. Treatment may be chemotherapy, radiation, stem cell rescue, or medication, depending on the age of the patient and type of tumor. Abbreviated NHL.
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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (also known as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, NHL, or lymphoma) is a cancer that starts in the lymphocytes, which are part of the immune system.
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The term lymphoma describes a heterogeneous group of malignancies with different biology and prognosis.
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