Lymphatic outcome

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a group of blood cancers that includes all types of lymphoma except Hodgkin's lymphomas. Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, weight loss, and feeling tired. Other symptoms may include bone pain, chest pain, or itchiness. Some forms are slow growing while others are fast growing.

In 2013 about 2.96 million people had non-Hodgkin lymphoma and 226,000 died. In the United States 2.1% of people are affected at some point in their life. The most common age of diagnosis is between 65 to 75 years old.

Lymphatic
2 causes

There are 4 factors increasing the risk of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including:

Risk FactorsStudies

Delayed Parenthood Selfcare risk & protective factor

1 study

Pesticides Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor

1 study

Height

1 study

Obesity

Possible outcomes of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

OutcomesReferences
Mortality

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