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About Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Learn all about non-Hodgkin lymphoma - what it means, how it got its name and the different forms of the disease. Get information on tests, treatments and everyday issues that arise during the course of the disease.
  1. Risk Factors
  2. Stage and Prognosis
  3. Tests
  4. Treatment

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: What Is Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma? The Basics
A description of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) including signs and symptoms and risk factors for developing the disease

What is Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?
A basic introduction to Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and how it got its name.

Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma (AITL)
Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma (AITL) is an uncommon form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Find out about the special features and the treatment of angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma.

Deciphering the Different Types of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma – A Basic Guide
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is not a single disease but nearly 25 different types of disease. When doctors describe the exact type, they use a number of confusing terms. Find out what is meant by B and T cell lymphoma, aggressive and indolent lymphoma and other such terms.

Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the commonest type of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). Find out more about diffuse large B-cell lymphoma - who it affects, how it behaves and how DLBCL is treated.

What is B Cell Lymphoma Unclassifiable (BCLU)?
B cell lymphoma, unclassifiable, is a subtype of non Hodgkin lymphoma that was first recognized by the World Health Organization in 2008. Learn more about this new classification of an aggressive lymphoma.

Follicular Lymphoma
Follicular lymphoma is a common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system. The symptoms are usually minor, and go unnoticed for a long time.

Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Mantle Cell Lymphoma is an uncommon type of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. It looks like a low-grade lymphoma but spreads quickly. Find out more about mantle cell lymphoma in this article.

Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Find out more about anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

What is Primary CNS Lymphoma?
Primary CNS lymphoma is a rare form of lymphoma that only affects the brain. Find out more about primary CNS lymphoma - who gets it, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.

Burkitt Lymphoma
Burkitt's lymphoma is a rare form of aggressive Non-Hodgkin lymphoma that affects children. Find out more about this special type of lymphoma and its different features in different parts of the world.

MALT Lymphoma
MALT lymphoma is a type of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Find out about MALT lymphoma - causes, symptoms, tests and treatment.

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL)
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL) is a rare variety of NHL that affects the skin. Find out all about cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in this article.

Primary Bone Lymphoma
Primary bone lymphoma is a rare condition where lymphoma starts in a bone. Find out about the symptoms, tests and treatment of bone lymphoma.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) After Organ Transplantation
The risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma increases substantially after solid organ transplants. Why does it occur? How does post-transplant lymphoma behave? How is Post-transplant lymphoma treated?

The Link Between HIV/AIDS and Blood Cancers
For years, scientists have known that low immunity can be related to developing cancer. Learn about the link between HIV/AIDS and blood cancers.

What is Richter's Syndrome?
Richter's Syndrome (RS) is the transformation of chronic lymphocytuic leukemia into a lymphoma. Learn what causes this transformation and how this condition is treated.

Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Lymphoblastic lymphoma is a relatively rare aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). Find out more about lymphoblastic lymphoma - its features and its treatment..

Nodal Marginal Zone B-cell Lymphoma
Nodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma is an uncommon type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Find out about the symptoms, diagnosis, tests and treatments of this lymphoma.

Lymphoma of the Testes
Lymphoma can affect the testes (testicles) in men. Find out more about testicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).

What is Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia?
Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is a rare type of non- Hodgkin lymphoma. Learn about what causes it, how it is treated and who is at risk.

Figures and Trends in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in the US
The National Cancer Institute in the US keeps track of the numbers of new Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma patients every year and how many people die of this disease annually. Find out how trends in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma have changed over the last three decades.

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