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What are the symptoms of mantle cell lymphoma?

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Most people with mantle cell lymphoma have cancer cells in more than one lymph node and in other parts of the body. You may have symptoms such as:

  • Loss of appetite and weight
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Swollen lymph nodes in your neck, armpits, or groin
  • Heartburn, belly pain, or bloating
  • A sense of fullness or discomfort from enlarged tonsils, liver, or spleen
  • Pressure or pain in the lower back, often going down one or both legs
  • Fatigue

From: Mantle Cell Lymphoma WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Types of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Cancercare.org: "Mantle Cell Lymphoma and New Treatments on the Horizon."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Get Information and Support," "Mantle Cell Lymphoma Facts."

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School: "Lymph Node Biopsy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 3, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Types of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma."

Cancercare.org: "Mantle Cell Lymphoma and New Treatments on the Horizon."

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Get Information and Support," "Mantle Cell Lymphoma Facts."

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School: "Lymph Node Biopsy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 3, 2019

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