Lymphoma Brianna schmaltz

What Happens to the cell?

- white blood cells called lymphocytes divide and grow without order or control

- lymphocytes is a form of small white blood cells with a single round nucleus

- It may occur in a single lymph node, a group of lymph nodes, or an organ. And it can spread to almost any part of the body, including the liver, bone marrow, and spleen

-DNA genes are mutated


Stage 1-

The cancer is found in 1 lymph node region

Stage 2-

The cancer is in 2 or more lymph node regions on the same side of the diaphragm

Stage 3-

There is cancer in lymph node areas on both sides of the diaphragm (stage III), or the cancer has spread throughout the body beyond the lymph nodes (stage IV)


painless swelling of the lymph nodes (glands), often in the neck or armpits where these nodes are concentrated. Swelling may also occur in the groin and abdomen, although some people do not experience any detectable swelling in any part of the body.

failed immune system, infections, and getting older are health factors of lymphoma

- Lymphoma is an inheritable cancer


As of today the best way to try and prevent lymphoma is to prevent risk factors of your immune system




-Bone Marrow stimulant

- Steroid

- Blood Transusion


- Autotransplantation: Transfer of organs or tissue from one part of the body to

another in the same person.

- Radiation


- Nothing you eat can cure Lymphoma but eating healthy and having a balanced diet is a good idea

Lifestyle Choices

- Adopting healthy behaviors such as not smoking, eating well, and staying at a healthy weight may help, but no one knows for sure.


- A sample of your blood is examined in a lab to see if anything in your blood indicates the possibility of cancer. Imaging tests. Imaging tests used to diagnose Hodgkin's lymphoma include X-ray, computerized tomography (CT) scan and positron emission tomography (PET).

Age Group...

most common in ages 60+

Fewer than 200,000 US cases per year (rare)


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