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How is lymphoma different from leukemia?

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Lymphoma is different from leukemia. Each of these cancers starts in a different type of cell. Lymphoma starts in infection-fighting lymphocytes. Leukemia starts in blood-forming cells inside bone marrow.

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Hodgkin Disease," "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Cancer Research UK: "About Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research: "Hodgkin Lymphoma Prognosis."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "The Lymphoma Guide."

Lymphoma Research Foundation: "Physical Well-Being."

NHS: "Non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on February 7, 2020

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Hodgkin Disease," "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Cancer Research UK: "About Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research: "Hodgkin Lymphoma Prognosis."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "The Lymphoma Guide."

Lymphoma Research Foundation: "Physical Well-Being."

NHS: "Non-Hodgkin lymphoma."

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on February 7, 2020

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