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  • Primary Bone Lymphoma Created: Thursday, March 20, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Primary bone lymphoma is a rare condition where lymphoma starts in a bone. Find out about the symptoms, tests and treatment of bone lymphoma.
  • Doxorubicin Side Effects - Heart Problems Created: Monday, May 07, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Side effects of doxorubicin (Adriamycin) used in lymphoma chemotherapy include damage the heart at high doses. Find out more about doxorubicin cardiotoxicity in this article.
  • Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) Created: Thursday, January 25, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    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 B-symptoms? Created: Sunday, October 22, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    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.
  • What is Lymphoma? Created: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. A brief introduction to lymphoma and cancer.
  • Histopathology Created: Saturday, August 09, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Histopathology is the examination of tissues from the body under a microscope to spot the signs and characteristics of disease.
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma Created: Monday, November 20, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Mantle Cell Lymphoma is an uncommon type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It looks like a low-grade lymphoma but spreads quickly.
  • Understanding Lymphoma Stages Created: Monday, September 18, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    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 u...
  • Leukemia Signs and Symptoms Created: Friday, January 07, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Learn the most common signs and symptoms of leukemia,and what causes them.
  • Are Enlarged Lymph Nodes Always a Sign of Lymphoma? Created: Sunday, October 22, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    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 is Hodgkin's Lymphoma? Created: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014
    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.
  • Diagnosing Leukemia Created: Thursday, August 05, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
    A description of tests used to diagnose and stage leukemia. Includes questions to ask your doctor and taking care of yourself." itemprop="description">ption">
  • Warning Signs of Lymphoma Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
    Know the warning signs and symptoms that help you recognize lymphoma early. Understand the symptoms of lymphoma and why they occur.
  • Myeloma Signs and Symptoms Created: Sunday, August 15, 2010 Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014
    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 inva...
  • Lymphoid Cell Line Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014
    What is the lymphoid cell line? Where do B Cells and T cells come from? Find out here!
  • What Causes Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma? Created: Friday, September 22, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    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 is Hemorrhagic Cystitis? Created: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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.
  • What is Iron Overload? Created: Monday, April 23, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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...
  • What is Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia? Created: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Learn about what causes it, how it is treated and who is at risk.
  • Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Created: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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.
  • The Role of Cannabinoids in Cancer Care Created: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Cannabinoids, a compound found in the marijuana plant cannabis sativa, have a role to play in cancer therapy. Learn how these medications can help when other drugs cannot.
  • Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Created: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is geared toward to helping you live longer without symptoms. Learn about the options for treating CLL.
  • Pain Relief for the Blood Cancer Patient Created: Thursday, August 18, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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.
  • What is Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)? Created: Monday, January 03, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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...
  • What Is Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL)? Created: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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 regi...
  • Frequently Asked Questions About the Flu Shot for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients Created: Friday, October 15, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Each year as the months get colder, people debate if they should get the flu shot or not. Leukemia and lymphoma patients may worry about how safe or effective the vaccination is for them. Read thro...
  • Myeloma Treatment Created: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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 myelom...
  • Steroids in Cancer Treatment Created: Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Learn about the role of steroids in cancer treatment, and important notes on what to expect.
  • Is red urine following chemotherapy normal? Created: Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Is red urine following chemo normal? Find out what causes red urine and what you can do about it.
  • Should I Quit Smoking? Created: Thursday, March 29, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Is the pain of quitting smoking during cancer treatment worth it? Yes! Here's why.
  • What Is the 3+7 Protocol? Created: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    The 3+7 protocol is induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia.
  • What is B Cell Lymphoma Unclassifiable (BCLU)? Created: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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 l...

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