Lymphoma - Hodgkin's & Non-Hodgkin's

What is Lymphoma? 

Lymphoma is a cancer that attacks white blood cells in a body's immune system. It typically begins in the lymph nodes or lymph tissue, and sometimes the skin.

Lymphoma is usually diagnosed through a biopsy, in which a sample of tissue is removed from the affected area. Lymphoma is typically treated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination of the two. In some cases, surgery may also be necessary.

Signs & Symptoms

Symptoms of lymphoma vary depending on the type and stage of the disease. Below are the warning signs and symptoms of lymphoma. 

  • Swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpit, or groin that are painless
  • Consistently feeling fatigued
  • Constant fever
  • Excessive sweating at night 
  • Loss of breath
  • Abnormal weight loss 
  • Irritated/itchy skin

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Risk Factors & Diagnosis

Risk Factors

  • People over the age of 55 
  • Commonly in men
  • Compromised immune system
  • Infections of Epstein-Barr Virus and Helicobacter Pylori


  • A physical exam
  • Lymph node removal for biopsy
  • Blood work/test Bone marrow removal for testing
  • Imaging test