Hon-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas are the second leading cause of cancer deaths in patients ages fifteen to thirty-four and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in patients ages thirty-one to fifty-four. An estimated 63,190 new cases of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma were diagnosed in the United States during 2007, according to the book Everyone’s Guide to Cancer Therapy. This is a difficult type of cancer to cure. But depending on the specific type of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and how early the cancer is identified, patients often can live many years with good treatment and follow-up care. For more information about Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, click on the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society link on the right side of the page.
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