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What is Burkitt lymphoma?

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Burkitt lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in which cancer starts in immune cells called B-cells.

SOURCES:
Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas."
Ferry, J. The Oncologist, 2006.
Macmillan.org: "Burkitt lymphoma and Burkitt-like lymphoma."
Merck Manual Home Edition: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas."
Perkins, A. Hematology, 2008.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 9, 2019

SOURCES:
Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas."
Ferry, J. The Oncologist, 2006.
Macmillan.org: "Burkitt lymphoma and Burkitt-like lymphoma."
Merck Manual Home Edition: "Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas."
Perkins, A. Hematology, 2008.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 9, 2019

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