Understanding Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma — the Basics


Lymphoma refers to the lethality of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is a network of nodes associated with vessels (knots of tissue).

Together, the lymph nodes remove fluid and waste products from the body. Lymph nodes act as small organisms, remove foreign organisms and cells.
Lymphocytes is a type of white blood cell that helps in fighting infection due to bacteria, viruses or fungi. The lymph node function is to prevent infection by entering the blood stream. When the lymphatic system is fighting with active infections, you can see that some lymph nodes become swollen and tender in the area of infection. This is the general response to the body for infection.
Lymphoma occurs when lymph node cells or lymphocytes begin to multiply uncontrollably, produce cancer cells, whose body has unusual ability to attack other tissues. The two main types of lymphoma are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Haskin lymphoma. The differences in these two types of lymphoma are some of the specific characteristics of different lymphoma cells.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is classified into various types of subtypes, depending on the cell of origin (B-cell or T-cell), and cell characteristics. The subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma requires the initial treatment, treatment response, the type of treatment requirement, and anticipation.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is much more common than lymphoma. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is the seventh most common cause of cancer related deaths in the United States. The risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma increases with age and is more common in men than in women and in Caucasian. Non-Hodgkin is one of the highest incidence of lymphoma in North America.

Does non-Hodgkin cause lymphoma?
The exact cause of non-Haskin lymphoma is unknown. However, there are many medical conditions that are related to the risk of disease development:


• Lack of legacy immunity
• Genetic Syndrome: Down Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome (Genetic Condition in Men due to an Extra X Chromosome)
• Immune disorders, and their treatment: Soren syndrome (an immune disorder characterized by abnormal dryness of mucous membranes), rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus
• Sleep’s disease, some components of glucon, a disease related to the processing of proteins in cereals
• Inflammatory bowel disease, especially crohn’s disease, and its treatment
• psoriasis
• Family history of lymphoma
• Bacteria: helicopter pillory attached to gastritis and gastric ulcer; Borelli bergodarfery linked to lime disease; Campylobacter jejuni; Chalmydia psittaci
• Virus: HIV, HTV-1, SV-40, HHV-8, Epstein Bar Virus, Hepatitis Virus
• Non-random chromosome translation and molecular restructuring

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