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.
Hodgkin lymphoma (sometimes called Hodgkin’s lymphoma) is a form of cancer that affects the immune system. It starts in the white blood cells, but what patients and doctors will most likely notice first is a lump in the neck, under the arm, or in the groin. How is Hodgkin lymphoma staged? Hodgkin lymphoma is staged … Read more