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Hodgkin Lymphoma: Five Things You Need to Know

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Approximately 173,000 people in the United States are living with Hodgkin lymphoma, or are in remission. Less common than non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma (sometimes referred to as Hodgkin’s lymphoma) is a malignancy of B lymphocytes, an important cell in the immune system. This malignant B cell is known as the Reed-Sternberg cell.

Arnold Freedman, MD, clinical director of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Adult Lymphoma Program, answers some questions about the disease:

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Chat Live with a Dana-Farber Lymphoma Expert

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Lymphoma: How do we treat it? Where are future therapies headed?

Ann LaCasce, MD

On Wednesday, Dec. 18, Ann LaCasce, MD, of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Adult Lymphoma Program will answer your questions about lymphoma care in a live video webchat. The 45-minute chat starts at 1 p.m. EST and will air live on Dana-Farber’s YouTube page.

LaCasce will discuss current treatment options as well as future therapies for lymphoma.

If you have a question for Dr. LaCasce, email webchats@dfci.harvard.edu. You can also submit questions by sending us a Tweet @DanaFarber using the hashtag #DFCIWebchat.

Bookmark the webchat video page and tune in live on Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. EST. You can also add the event to your calendar or RSVP on Facebook.