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Leukemia & Lymphoma: Most Popular Articles

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8 Warning Signs of Lymphoma
Know the warning signs and symptoms that help you recognize lymphoma early. Understand the symptoms of lymphoma and why they occur.
Most Common Signs of Leukemia
Learn the most common signs and symptoms of leukemia,and what causes them.
Do Enlarged Lymph Nodes Always Signal Lymphoma?
Enlargement of lymph nodes is the most common symptom of lymphoma. Yet lymph nodes can enlarge in many other illnesses as well. Find out what enlarged lymph nodes really mean.
What You Need to Know About Living With Low...
If you have low platelets in your blood, or thrombocytopenia, your ability to form clots and stop bleeding may be impaired. Therefore, there are some things you should know about living with low platelets.
Your Guide to Understanding the Stages of...
The stage of your lymphoma determines how extensive your disease is and how it is likely to be treated. Most importantly, it is a pointer to how your disease will fare after treatment. Develop an understanding of what the stages mean.
What to Know About Neutropenia
If you have low white blood cell counts, you are at increased risk of developing a serious infection. Therefore, there are a few things you need to know about living with low white blood cells.
Quick Facts About Lymphoma
Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. A brief introduction to lymphoma and cancer.
What Are Blast Cells?
In healthy bone marrow, blood-forming (or hematopoietic) stem cells develop into red blood cells, white
What’s the Importance of Lymph Nodes?
Lymph nodes are small structures that house lymphocytes. Lymph nodes become enlarged in many diseases including cancers like lymphoma. Find out more about lymph nodes.
Blood Cancer Warning Signs
Cancers of the blood and lymph system tend to produce a variety of non-specific signs and symptoms, especially at first. Here, review warning signs and symptoms and learn more.
Everything You Need to Know About Lymphoma
Lymphoma is a cancer of lymph cells, or lymphocytes. Lymphoma is the name given to a related group of more than 30 different cancers.
Swollen Glands?
Could it be lymphoma? What kinds of things can cause lymph nodes to swell? Here, a high-yield FAQ on lymph nodes and swollen glands.
What is Hodgkin's Lymphoma?
Hodgkin's lymphoma is a common type of lymphoma. Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer of lymph nodes. Find out more about Hodgkin's lymphoma.
What Is Follicular Lymphoma and How Is It...
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.
Types of Myeloma
Myeloma is a blood cancer that involves the over- production of plasma cells, the antibody producing cells that develop from B-lymphocytes in the bone marrow. Myeloma is also called multiple myeloma or plasma cell myeloma. Learn all about the different types of myeloma in this easy to understand article.
What Is Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?
A basic introduction to Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and how it got its name.
4 Essentials in Leukemia Lymphoma Advocacy
Take the plunge and make a difference. Here, 4 essentials in leukemia and lymphoma advocacy.
What Are the 4 Types of Leukemia?
An overview of the four main types of leukemia including descriptions of each disease, signs and symptoms and risk factors
Retroperitoneal Lymph Nodes
What are retroperitoneal lymph nodes? How are retroperitoneal lymph nodes affected in lymphoma?
How Do Doctors Diagnose Leukemia?
A description of tests used to diagnose and stage leukemia. Includes questions to ask your doctor and taking care of yourself.
How Is Lymphoma Diagnosed?
The diagnosis of lymphoma requires a biopsy, and several tests to identify the type of lymphoma and how far it has spread.
How to Identify the Dangerous Symptoms of Myeloma
The signs and symptoms of myeloma are related to the effects from over- production of plasma cells in the bone marrow crowding out other types of cell production, bone damage from myeloma cell invasion, and increased immunoglobulin proteins accumulating throughout the body.
What is Iron Overload?
Patients that receive a number of blood transfusions, such as those with leukemia or lymphoma, may be at risk for developing iron overload. Find out what iron overload is, and what you can do about it.
What is Shingles?
Shingles is a common infection in leukemia and lymphoma patients. Learn the warning signs of shingles and what you can do about it.
Does Chemotherapy Affect Your White Blood Cell...
Chemotherapy may result in fall of white blood cell counts (WBCs). Why does the cell count fall? How is this chemotherapy related fall in blood counts detected and treated?
The Importance of B-Symptoms in Lymphoma Patients
B-symptoms are a group of symptoms that may be present in lymphoma patients. B-symptoms make an great impact in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of lymphomas.
Do You Have the Hodgkin Itch?
Itching is one of the peculiar symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma. Why does it occur and what does it mean?
Top 7 Diet Tips During Chemotherapy
You need to maintain a good and balanced diet while you receive chemotherapy. Here are some tips on tackling a poor appetite, choosing your food and ensuring a clean diet on chemotherapy.
What is Myeloma?
Myeloma is a blood cancer that involves the over- production of plasma cells, the antibody producing cells that develop from B-lymphocytes in the bone marrow. Myeloma is also called multiple myeloma or plasma cell myeloma. Learn all about this condition, including signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatment and more.
Myeloid Cell Line
What is the myeloid cell line? Find out here.
PET Scans for Lymphoma: How and Why
PET scans are fast becoming a very important part of lymphoma management. It scans the body for cancer activity, and offers some advantages over CT scans or MRI. Find out how PET scans work and its emerging role in lymphoma.
How Does the Lymph System Work?
Lymphoma affects the lymph system and its structures. Find out about lymph-nodes, bone marrow and spleen as a part of the lymph system of our body.
What Are the Tests You Need to Take to Diagnose...
A series of tests are required after diagnosis of Hodgkin or Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Find out about these tests for lymphoma.
What Are the Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)...
In solid tumor cancers, staging is important to determine the extent of the disease, and to help plan treatment. In the case of leukemia however, doctors will look at tissue samples from bone marrow aspiration and biopsy to determine the acute myelogenous (or myeloblastic) leukemia (AML) subtype instead of a stage.
Prognostic Factors for High Grade (Aggressive)...
High Grade (Aggressive) Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is a fast growing lymphoma that can often be cured with correct treatment. The outcome of after treatment depends on some important prognostic factors. Find out what factors decide the treatment outcome and how.
What is CLL?
The most common leukemia in adults in western countries is chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Learn about this unique cancer including signs and symptoms as well as risk factors for developing it.
What Are R-CHOP Drugs Used For?
What is R-CHOP chemotherapy used in Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas (NHL)? What are the drugs used in R-CHOP chemotherapy?
Blood Transfusions for Leukemia and Lymphoma...
For most patients with a blood cancer such as leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma, treatment for their disease requires frequent blood or blood product transfusions. Learn about blood transfusions, why you need one, and the risks of having one.
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 Are T-Cells?
A T-cell is a type of blood cell that protects the body from infection. Find out more about T-cells.
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Mantle Cell Lymphoma is an uncommon type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It looks like a low-grade lymphoma but spreads quickly.
What Is Pel-Ebstein Fever and What Does It Mean?
Fever is one of important symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma. Individuals with Hodgkin Lymphoma may have a special pattern of fever that is thought to be very characteristic of this disease. Learn more about this symptom.
Lymphoma- What Is Lymphoma? The Basics
An introduction to lymphoma. Information about Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma including signs and symptoms and risk factors.
What You Need to Know About the Bone Marrow Test
The bone marrow test - aspiration or biopsy - is a commmon procedure in cancers and blood diseases. Here are answers to 4 commonly asked questions on the bone marrow test.
Does My Child Have Leukemia?
Acute leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. Learn about the signs and symptoms of acute leukemia in children, and what causes them.
Why is a bone marrow test performed?
Why do doctors perform a bone marrow test?
How is a Bone Marrow Test Done?
Bone marrow test procedure explained. A step by step guide to bone marrow biopsy and aspiration.
What is Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)?
Acute lymphocytic leukemia, or ALL, is a blood cancer that affects “lymphoblasts,” the cells in the bone marrow that would normally go on to produce specialized white blood cells called B lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, and Natural Killer (NK) cells. Learn more about this type of leukemia.
What Is a Biopsy and Why Is It Important?
Lymphoma is usually diagnosed from a biopsy of lymph nodes. Find out more about Lymph node biopsy and why it is required.
8 Signs and Symptoms of Hodgkin Lymphoma
An overview of Hodgkin lymphoma including description, signs and symptoms, and risk factors for developing the disease.
How is Lymphoma Treated?
Understand the treatment for lymphoma of all types. Treatment of Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is explained. Treatment with chemotherapy, radiation and antibody therapy for lymphoma made simple.
What to Expect After Lymphoma Treatment
After lymphoma treatment is over you are faced with new dilemmas and newer terms. Find out the meaning of remission, cure and relapse as it applies to lymphoma.
Can Epstein Barr Virus Cause Lymphoma Cancer?
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) infection is associated with at least 3 different types of lymphoma.
What Are Mediastinal Lymph Nodes?
What are mediastinal lymph nodes? How are mediatinal lymph nodes affected in lymphoma?
Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is geared toward to helping you live longer without symptoms. Learn about the options for treating CLL.
Staging Myeloma
Myeloma is a blood cancer that involves the over- production of plasma cells, the antibody producing cells that develop from B-lymphocytes in the bone marrow. Myeloma is also called multiple myeloma or plasma cell myeloma. Learn about the staging of myeloma, and how doctors predict prognosis and determine treatment for myeloma.
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma- What Is Non-Hodgkin...
A description of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) including signs and symptoms and risk factors for developing the disease
Histopathology
Histopathology is the examination of tissues from the body under a microscope to spot the signs and characteristics of disease.
How Does Leukemia, Lymphoma or Myeloma Affect...
Many patients are surprised at the effect that cancers like leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma would have on their sex life. Learn all about how your blood cancer can affect your sex life.
Can I Drink Alcohol During Cancer Treatment?
Many people enjoy drinking alcohol now and then, but how does it impact cancer 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.
What is Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)?
Learn the basics of chronic myelogenous leukemia, or CML. Includes a description of the disease as well as information about signs and symptoms, the phases of CML, and treatment options.
Everything You Need to Know About MALT Lymphoma
MALT lymphoma is a type of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Find out about MALT lymphoma - causes, symptoms, tests and treatment.
What is Hemorrhagic Cystitis?
Hemorrhagic cystitis is a complication characterized by blood in the urine and painful voiding. Learn what causes hemorrhagic cystitis and how it can be prevented.
Understand the Findings from Bone Marrow Biopsy
The bone marrow biopsy or aspiration test can give us a lot of information about the marrow and cancer involvement. What exactly does the bone marrow report tell us?
What is Anemia?
Anemia means you have a low number of red blood cells or hemoglobin in your blood. Learn what causes anemia and how doctors treat it.
What Are Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)?
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of bone marrow diseases that have an increased risk of developing into acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Learn about what they are and what causes them.
What is a Bone Marrow Test?
An explanation of the nature of bone marrow and what happens in a bone marrow test.
What Does It Mean When Your Lymph Nodes Are...
Lymphadenopathy refers to disease or enlargement of lymph nodes. Find out more about lymphadenopathy.
What Is the Philadelphia Chromosome?
An explanation of the Philadelphia chromosome including where it comes from, how it effects the bone marrow, and disease that it is commonly seen in.
CHOP
What is CHOP chemotherapy used in Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas? What are the drugs used in CHOP chemotherapy?
What Are the Risks of Donating Bone Marrow?
Are there any risks in donating bone marrow. Find out the possible side effects of bone marrow donation.
The 2 Types of Burkitt’s Lymphoma
Burkitt's lymphoma is a rare form of aggressive Non-Hodgkin lymphoma that affects children. Find out more about this special disease.
Types of Hodgkin Lymphoma
There are five main subtypes of Hodgkin Lymphoma. Find out more about them and the impact each subtype has on how the disease behaves and its treatment.
Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Lymphoblastic lymphoma is a relatively rare aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). Find out more about lymphoblastic lymphoma - its features and its treatment..
What Causes Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?
Why did you develop Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma? Were you at increased risk? An explanation of the causes and risk factors of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
What to Expect During a PET or PET/CT Scan
Positron Emission Tomography, or a PET scan, is able to detect abnormal cells by how they absorb and metabolize sugar. Learn what to expect during a PET scan.
What Are Cervical Lymph Nodes?
What are cervical lymph nodes? How are cervical nodes affected in lymphoma?
Deciphering the Different Types of Non-Hodgkin...
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.
What To Say When Someone Is Diagnosed With Cancer
Knowing what to say when someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer can be very difficult. Learn about ways to get the conversation started, and keep it stress- free.
Diagnosing Lymphoma
A description of tests used to diagnose and stage lymphoma. Includes questions to ask your doctor and taking care of yourself.
Lymph Node Cancer?
You may encounter the description 'lymph node cancer' in casual conversation, or online, but medical terminology is necessarily more precise. More here.
Follicular (Low Grade) Lymphoma Treatment
Follicular (Low Grade) Lymphoma is a common variety of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). Find out how it is treated with chemotherapy, radiation and antibody therapy.
Lymphoma of the Testes
Lymphoma can affect the testes (testicles) in men. Find out more about testicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).
What Is Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL)?
Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is a subtype of acute myelogenous leukemia(AML). While it similar in some ways to the other types of AML, it has specific symptoms and a particular treatment regime.
Treatment of Leukemia and Lymphoma
A description of current treatment options for leukemia and lymphoma patients including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, stem cell or marrow transplantation, immunotherapy or biologic therapy and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Do You Experience Pain After Drinking Alcohol?
Alcoholic beverage-related pain. What could it be? Lymph node pain with alcohol consumption is a warning symptom of Hodgkin's Lymphoma. More here.
Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC)
A description of Absolute Neutrophil Count or ANC encountered during chemotherapy or sradiotherapy for lymphomas.
Steroids in Cancer Treatment
Learn about the role of steroids in cancer treatment, and important notes on what to expect.
Lymphoma Markers - Diagnosing at the Molecular...
With more than 25 different types of lymphoma, all behaving in a different manner, how does the doctor identify your disease type and treat you correctly. Find out about lymphoma markers and their amazing role in diagnosis using immunohistochemistry.
Diagnosing Myeloma
Your doctor will make a myeloma diagnosis using thorough physical examination and history, analysis of blood, urine and bone marrow samples, as well as by skeletal X-ray.
Myeloma Treatment
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Axillary Lymph Nodes
What are axillary lymph nodes? How are axillary nodes affected in Lymphoma?
M- Protein
In myeloma, there is over-production of a single type of immunoglobulin protein, called the M- protein. Learn about what the M- protein is and where it comes from.
What is Follicular Lymphoma?
Follicular lymphoma, a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, is a mature B-cell malignancy. Many people who are diagnosed have painless swelling of lymph nodes and no other symptoms.
Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treatment
Mantle cell lymphoma is a rare form of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It is a fast growing tumor that spreads to different organs of the body. Read here to learn more about mantle cell lymphoma treatment and outcomes.
Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of bone marrow conditions which lead to poor production of healthy blood cells. Learn about treatment options for MDS.
How to Manage Itchy Skin
In patients with leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma, itchy skin can be caused by a number of factors. Itchy skin can be more than just irritating, however. Our skin is our first line of protection from infection, so when we scratch we are increasing our risk of complications. Learn how to manage this annoying side effect.
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.
Median Survival (MS)
Median survival is a term that indicates how long an individual may survive with a cancer and its treatment. Find out wha median survival means.
Prognostic Factors for Follicular Lymphoma
Follicular lymphoma is a slowly growing disease. Find out the factors that decide prognosis of follicular lymphoma and the FLIPI index.
Rarely, Lymphoma Starts in the Bones
Primary bone lymphoma -- a lymphoma that starts in the bone -- is rare. Most are non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Bone destruction and bone pain are typical.
Complete Blood Count (CBC)
A complete blood count (CBC) is a commonly performed blood test. Find out what a complete blood count involves.
Where Are Stem Cells Found In The Body?
Learn where you can find stem cells in your body
Overview of White Blood Cells and Immunity
Our immune system is a mechanism that protects our bodies from harmful substances, foreign microorganisms, and even cancer. Our white blood cells (WBCs) are a part of our immune system, and play a prolific role in blood and marrow cancers. Learn more about white blood cells and immunity.
Treatment Options for Aggressive Non-Hodgkin...
Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma may be treated with chemotherapy, radiotherapy or monoclonal antibodies. Find out when and how they are used, and the treatment options for your disease.
MGUS: Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined...
Learn what MGUS is and how it is different from myeloma.
How Does Chemotherapy Work?
Chemotherapy is often the main form of treatment for lymphomas. Find out how chemotherapy kills the tumor cells and helps you achieve a cure.
What Are Monocytes?
Learn about what monocytes are, and the role they play in the immune system.
What is Lymphoma?
Introduction to lymphoma as a cancer of the lymphatic system
What are Prognostic Factors?
The outcome of treatment for cancers depends on a number of prognostic factors. Find out what prognostic factors are and their importance in cancer management.
Prognostic Factors for Hodgkin Lymphoma
All patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma don't have the same outcomes after treatment. Find out what factors decide the treatment outcome and how.
What Is Classical Hodgkin's Lymphoma?
Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma is the typical type of Hodgkin's disease and is made of four different types of Hodgkin's lymphoma. Read more about Classical Hodgkin's lymphoma.
What Causes Hodgkin Lymphoma?
Why does a person develop Hodgkin Lymphoma? Are there any known risk factors which lead to this disease? Doctors are still puzzled. Find out how much we know about the cause of Hodgkin disease.
Fever For No Known Reason?
Sometimes a fever is just a fever, and sometimes it's not. Learn about the importance of working with your doctor to find the cause of your fever symptoms.
Overall Survival (OS)
Overall survival is a common term used to describe the chances of survival and cure in cancer. Learn more about this term and its examples.
Jellyfish Protein for Memory Loss?
Hope is a good thing, and it doesn’t always come in a bottle. Here, without dashing hopes, some healthy skepticism on jellyfish protein for memory loss.
What is Richter's Syndrome?
Richter's Syndrome (RS) is the transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia into a lymphoma. Learn what causes this transformation and how this condition is treated.
What is Nodular Sclerosing Hodgkin’s...
Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's lymphoma is the most common type of Hodgkin's disease in developed countries. Find out more about nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's disease.
Understanding CD markers
CD markers are small molecules on cells that help us identify them. Find out more about CD markers.
Top 7 Side Effects of Treatment
Chemotherapy and radiotherapy are highly effective, but often at the cost of side-effects during treatment. Learn about common side effects and how to deal with them.
Treatment Options for Hodgkin Lymphoma
Hodgkin Lymphoma is treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Find out how these are used in Hodgkin Lymphoma and the treatment options for your disease.
Gastric MALT Lymphoma Treatment
Gastric MALT lymphoma treatment - antibiotics, radiation, surgery and chemotherapy in the treatment of MALT lymphoma of the stomach.
What is Polycythemia Vera?
A rare, progressive blood cancer, polycythemia vera is a chronic disease that can affect a person for along time before they know they have it. More here.
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Immunohistochemistry is a special technique used in labs to test cells. Find out more about immunohistochemistry in medical practice.
What is Hodgkin Lymphoma?
A basic description of Hodgkin lymphoma and how it is named and identified.
Frequently Un- asked Questions About Sex Life...
Talking about your sex life with your doctors, family, friends or even your partner can be uncomfortable. Here are the answers to questions you might have about sex and blood cancers, but were too afraid to ask.
Blood Count
What is a blood count? Why do doctors order a blood count?
Myeloma Risk Factors
Myeloma is a blood cancer that involves the over- production of plasma cells, the antibody producing cells that develop from B-lymphocytes in the bone marrow. Myeloma is also called multiple myeloma or plasma cell myeloma. Learn all about this condition, including signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatment and more.
Osteolytic Lesions
Osteolytic lesions are characteristic areas of damage caused by myeloma. Learn about osteolytic lesions and how they are formed.
How is Bone Marrow Collected for a Transplant?
Find out how bone marrow is collected from the donor before a transplant.
What Are the Risks of Donating Stem Cells for...
What are the risks of donating stem cells for transplant? Find out the possible side-effects of stem cell donation.
Cytopathology
Understand what a cytopathology report tells you.
Chemotherapy Drugs and the Risk of Nausea and...
The risk of nausea and vomiting with chemotherapy depends upon the type of chemotherapy drugs being administered. Find out the risk of nausea and vomiting with different chemotherapy drugs.
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.
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) After Organ...
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?
Pain Relief for the Blood Cancer Patient
There are a number of reasons why blood cancer patients could experience pain during the course of their illness. Learn why this happens, and what you can do about it.
Bone Marrow
The bone marrow is that part of bone where blood cells are produced. Find out more about the bone marrow.
All About Leukemia in Children
Leukemia is the most common cancer in children. Learn everything you need to know, but wished you didn't have to, about leukemia in children.
Why Does Cancer Cause Anemia?
Many, many different things can cause anemia. But why do cancer and anemia seem to always go together, like peas and carrots?
Can exposure to radiation cause leukemia?
Each day our bodies are exposed to different types of radiation. Can this exposure cause leukemia?
Rituximab (Rituxan) in Lymphomas
Rituximab is a new form of treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas (NHL). It binds to special molecules on the surface of cancer cells and inactivates them. Read on to find out how rituximab acts and why it has become an important part of NHL treatment.
What is Hematopoiesis
Hematopoiesis is the process of production, multiplication, and specialization of blood cells in the bone marrow.
What is a Tunneled Central Line (CVC)
A definition of a tunneled central line (CVC)
Is red urine following chemotherapy normal?
Is red urine following chemo normal? Find out what causes red urine and what you can do about it.
What Is a Risk Factor?
A look at risk factors and the role they play in predicting if you will get cancer or not.
The 2 Biggest Lies About Donating Bone Marrow
Do not believe the myths. You could save a person in ways doctors and modern medicines, alone, cannot. Donate -- you know you have it in you.
What Is Childhood Leukemia?
Childhood leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. Learn more about what childhood leukemia is.
Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte
Polymorphonuclear leukocytes are a type of white blood cell that helps the body fight off infection.
Lymphocyte-Depleted Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Lymphocyte depleted hodgkin's lymphoma is a rare type of hodgkin's disease. Find out more about lymphocyte-depleted Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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