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What are lymphomas?

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Lymphomas usually begin in lymph nodes, but they can also affect the bone marrow. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a form of cancer that starts in the lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. White blood cells are part of the body's immune system.

From: What Are Blood and Bone Marrow Cancers? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “What Is Bone Cancer?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Multiple Myeloma.”

American Cancer Society: “What Are the Risk Factors for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “What Are Bone Marrow Tests?”

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: “Multiple Myeloma Treatment.”

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: “Stem Cell Transplants.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on February 4, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “What Is Bone Cancer?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Multiple Myeloma.”

American Cancer Society: “What Are the Risk Factors for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “What Are Bone Marrow Tests?”

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: “Multiple Myeloma Treatment.”

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: “Stem Cell Transplants.”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on February 4, 2018

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