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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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Any neoplasm, usually malignant, of the lymphoid tissues.
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GEP and IHC algorithms are used for molecular risk assessment for classifying DLBCL into GCB DLBCL and nongerminal center B-cell lymphoma and for identification of double-hit DLBCL.
Recently, a few cases of large B-cell lymphoma with description of CD3 and B-lineage markers have been reported in literature.
Based on clinical signs and histopathologic findings, the cause of death was attributed to B-cell lymphoma infiltration of the central nervous system (CNS).
Rituximab along with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisolone (R-CHOP) is a proven standard chemotherapy treatment, which regulates the clinical course and reduces the relapse rate in patients with CD20-positive B-cell lymphoma (14).
In the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, researchers reported the results of a retrospective observational study using the dermoscopic images of 58 biopsy-confirmed primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma lesions in 51 patients.
Renal biopsy revealed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
The frequencies of other types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are detailed in Figure 5 with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma comprising the majority at 30% [6].

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