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lymphoma,

a cancer of the tissue of the lymphatic systemlymphatic system
, network of vessels carrying lymph, or tissue-cleansing fluid, from the tissues into the veins of the circulatory system. The lymphatic system functions along with the circulatory system in absorbing nutrients from the small intestines.
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. There are two categories of lymphomas. One type is termed Hodgkin's diseaseHodgkin's disease,
a type of cancer of the lymphatic system. First identified in 1832 in England by Thomas Hodgkin, it is a type of malignant lymphoma. Incidence peaks in young adults and the elderly.
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, the other, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (see lymphoma, non-Hodgkin'slymphoma, non-Hodgkin's,
any cancer of the lymphoid tissue (see lymphatic system) in which the Reed-Sternberg cells characteristic of Hodgkin's disease (the other category of lymphoma) are not present.
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). See also neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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lymphoma

[lim′fō·mə]
(medicine)
Any neoplasm, usually malignant, of the lymphoid tissues.
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The utility of flow cytometric immunophenotypic analysis in the distinction of small lymphocytic lymphoma/chronic lymphocytic leukemia from mantle cell lymphoma.
BCL6, MUM1, and CD10 expression in mantle cell lymphoma.
Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) comprises 5% of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Non-multiple lymphomatous polyposis form of mantle cell lymphoma in the gastrointestinal tract.
Keywords: Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), Follicular lymphoma (FL), Complete remission (CR), Partial response (PR), Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).
The book examines new and emerging therapies for Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, T-cell lymphoma, indolent lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, and aggressive B-cell lymphoma.
1, at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, after a battle with mantle cell lymphoma.
The trial included 16 patients who had either indolent (non-aggressive) non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma or multiple myeloma.
He died on July 10, 2010, from complications of mantle cell lymphoma, a rare form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Based on the findings, the diagnosis of blastoid variant of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) was established.