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Living With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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All About Lymphoma, A Basic Explainer Story

“For a variety of reasons, one cell within the lymph system may go rogue and start growing abnormally and that’s what becomes a cancer.” Learn more about what happens next.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

How Do Your Lymph Nodes Protect You from Cancer?

And what happens when they don’t? The lymphatic system is a vital part of your immune system. It’s represented by an extensive network of vessels that shuttle a clear liquid called “lymph” throughout the body. This network has 500 to 700 “lymph nodes...

By Elizabeth Millard

What Should You Know About Clinical Trials If You Have Lymphoma?

There are four phases of clinical trials. Learn about each phrase — and your potential to take part — in this article.

By Elizabeth Millard

What Tests Help Determine if You Have Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma?

Learn about the tests for lymphoma, including a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy.

By Katherine Malmo

All In A Name: Who Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is Named After

“Thomas Hodgkin’s life continues to serve as a beacon for social justice and human rights applicable to physicians and lay persons alike.”

By Erin L. Boyle

Meet the Experts

Elizabeth Millard

Health Writer

Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Writer

Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.

Bethany Kandel

Health Writer

Bethany Kandel is a New York-based journalist, health writer, and author. She is also a breast cancer survivor.

Elizabeth Millard

Health Writer

Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition.

Health News

Could Lowering Cholesterol Help the Body Fight Cancer?

Lowering blood levels of cholesterol could improve the cancer-fighting ability of certain immune system cells, called Tc9 cells.

Opioid-Related Deaths An 'Enormous' Burden

The percentage of deaths due to opioids increased nearly 300 percent from 2001 to 2016, says new research in JAMA Network Open.

These Healthy Habits Could Add More Than a Decade to Your Life

A healthy lifestyle can help you feel and look your best, but new research published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), suggests it can also increase longevity by 14 years for women and 12 years for men.