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Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease) is an uncommon form of lymphoma. It is distinguished by the presence of large abnormal tumor cells called Hodgkin ...


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What does Hodgkin's disease do?

In Hodgkin lymphoma, B-lymphocytes (a particular type of lymphocyte) start to multiply in an abnormal way and begin to collect in certain parts of the lymphatic system, such as the lymph nodes (glands). The affected lymphocytes lose their infection-fighting properties, making you more vulnerable to infection.

Hodgkin lymphoma - NHS

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Is Hodgkin's disease curable?

Treatment options In a few cases, chemotherapy may be combined with steroid medication. Surgery isn't generally used to treat the condition, except for the biopsy used to diagnose it. Overall, treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma is highly effective and most people with the condition are eventually cured.

Hodgkin lymphoma - Treatment - NHS

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Who was Hodgkin disease named after?

Thomas Hodgkin who, in 1832, described several cases of people with symptoms of a cancer involving the lymph nodes. The disease was called "Hodgkin's disease" until it was officially renamed "Hodgkin lymphoma" in the late 20th century.

Hodgkin Lymphoma | Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Why is it called Hodgkin's?

Patients with either cancer may experience extreme fatigue, weight loss and loss of appetite, fever and sweats and other common symptoms. And both are named for Dr. Thomas Hodgkin, the ground-breaking researcher who chronicled symptoms of the diseases.

The Difference Between Hodgkin & Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma | CTCA

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