Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. There are two main types - Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

  • Hodgkin lymphoma

    Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic system. A specific type of white blood cell helps identify the disease.

  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

    In non-Hodgkin lymphoma, blood cells called lymphocytes become abnormal. It is the fifth most common cancer in the UK.

Lymphoma (Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin) explained

Lymphoma (Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin) explained

Lymphoma (Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin) explained

Consultant Haematologist Antony Goldstone talks about Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, how they develop, symptoms and treatment.

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Consultant Haematologist Antony Goldstone talks about Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, how they develop, symptoms and treatment.

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General information What is cancer?

Cancer is a disease of our cells. Sometimes cells go wrong and become abnormal. These cancer cells keep dividing to make more and more abnormal cells.

Lymphoma The lymphatic system

The lymphatic system is part of the immune system. To understand lymphoma, it helps to learn how the lymphatic system works.

Lymphoma What is lymphoma?

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. The two main types are non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma.