lymphoma lymphoma  /lɪm ˈfoʊ mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer

Usage(s):

  1. Follicular lymphoma cannot currently be cured, but with chemotherapy and other treatments, a patient can usually achieve remission.
  2. Their vaccine, against a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma known as follicular lymphoma, takes a slightly different, more personalized approach.
  3. A little later, an article about a local increase in the number of cases of leukemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cast suspicion on possible carcinogens in drinking water.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Triple Analysis: Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer and Cancer Vaccines

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Triple Analysis: Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer and Cancer Va
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Greater Bay Area Chapter Announces Silicon Valley 2013 Man & Woman of the Year

    Two locals, Manny Camara and Karen Routt have been named the winners of this year’s Silicon Valley Man & Woman of the Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) – Greater Bay Area Chapter. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/cancer-fundraising/bay-area/prweb10829434.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Lymphoma Lands Kirkman On Rangers DL

    The Rangers have put Michael Kirkman on the 15-day disabled list after a recurrence of lymphoma around his right triceps. The team says a complete recovery is expected.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CBS Dallas - Fort Worth

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Quotes

  1. McAndrew said: "I personally have been supporting Cancer Research UK for many years now. In that time, my dad, Ted, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and has since been told he's in remission, so I always take part in the Race for Life in...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Nell McAndrew Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I lost my mother to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. I lost my sister to breast cancer after a six-year fight, so two years ago when this came up, it was the fastest decision I have ever made. I can't wait to go back to work for the cause," Williams says.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Brian Williams Source: Entertainment Tonight News

  3. "An elevated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk was observed for field crop and vegetable growers and horticulture and fruit growing, particularly for women," study author Dr Andrea 't Mannetje said. "Meat processors had an elevated risk, as did...
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Andrea Source: NEWS.com.au

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