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April 26, 2019 / By Dikla
Question: im talking about hodgkin's lymphoma, not NOT hodgkin's lymphoma i need to do a report on it, and i need to know what the cons are. stuff that makes it seem like a really bad disease i cant seem to find that info anywhere shank-u
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Blaze Blaze | 7 days ago
Lymphoma is a type of cancer involving cells of the immune system, called lymphocytes. Just as cancer represents many different diseases, lymphoma represents many different cancers of lymphocytes—about 35 different subtypes, in fact. Lymphomas fall into 1 of 2 major categories. Hodgkin lymphoma which is your question (HL, previously called Hodgkin's disease) and all other lymphomas (non-Hodgkin lymphomas or NHLs). The outlook for HL is very good. It is one of the most curable cancers. The 5-year survival rate after treatment is greater than 80% for adults and greater than 90% for children. Adult Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymph system, part of the body's immune system. The lymph system is made up of the following: Lymph: Colorless, watery fluid that travels through the lymph system and carries white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes protect the body against infections and the growth of tumors. Lymph vessels: A network of thin tubes that collect lymph from different parts of the body and return it to the bloodstream. Lymph nodes: Small, bean-shaped structures that filter lymph and store white blood cells that help fight infection and disease. Lymph nodes are located along the network of lymph vessels found throughout the body. Clusters of lymph nodes are found in the underarm, pelvis, neck, abdomen, and groin. Spleen: An organ that makes lymphocytes, filters the blood, stores blood cells, and destroys old blood cells. It is located on the left side of the abdomen near the stomach. Thymus: An organ in which lymphocytes grow and multiply. The thymus is in the chest behind the breastbone. Tonsils: Two small masses of lymph tissue at the back of the throat. The tonsils produce lymphocytes. Bone marrow: The soft, spongy tissue in the center of large bones. Bone marrow produces white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Stages of adult Hodgkin lymphoma may include A, B, E, and S. Adult Hodgkin lymphoma may be described as follows: A: The patient has no symptoms. B: The patient has symptoms such as fever, weight loss, or night sweats. E: "E" stands for extranodal and means the cancer is found in an area or organ other than the lymph nodes or has spread to tissues beyond, but near, the major lymphatic areas. S: "S" stands for spleen and means the cancer is found in the spleen. The following stages are used for adult Hodgkin lymphoma: Stage I Stage I is divided into stage I and stage IE. Stage I: Cancer is found in one lymph node group. Stage IE: Cancer is found in an area or organ other than the lymph nodes. Stage II Stage II is divided into stage II and stage IIE. Stage II: Cancer is found in two or more lymph node groups on the same side of the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs that helps breathing and separates the chest from the abdomen). Stage IIE: Cancer is found in an area or organ other than the lymph nodes and in lymph nodes near that area or organ, and may have spread to other lymph node groups on the same side of the diaphragm. Stage III Stage III is divided into stage III, stage IIIE, Stage IIIS, and stage IIIS+E. Stage III: Cancer is found in lymph node groups on both sides of the diaphragm (the thin muscle below the lungs that helps breathing and separates the chest from the abdomen). Stage IIIE: Cancer is found in lymph node groups on both sides of the diaphragm and in an area or organ other than the lymph nodes. Stage IIIS: Cancer is found in lymph node groups on both sides of the diaphragm and in the spleen. Stage IIIS+E: Cancer is found in lymph node groups on both sides of the diaphragm, in an area or organ other than the lymph nodes, and in the spleen. Stage III is also divided into stage III(1) and stage III(2) as follows: Stage III(1): Cancer is found only in the upper abdomen above the renal vein. Stage III(2): Cancer is found in lymph nodes in the pelvis and/or near the aorta. Stage IV In stage IV, the cancer either: is found throughout one or more organs other than the lymph nodes and may be in lymph nodes near those organs; or is found in one organ other than the lymph nodes and has spread to lymph nodes far away from that organ. Adult Hodgkin lymphoma may be grouped for treatment as follows: Early Favorable Early favorable adult Hodgkin lymphoma is stage I or stage II, without risk factors. Early Unfavorable Early unfavorable adult Hodgkin lymphoma is stage I or stage II with one or more of the following risk factors: A tumor in the chest that is larger than 1/3 of the width of the chest or at least 10 centimeters. Cancer in an organ other than the lymph nodes. A high sedimentation rate (in a sample of blood, the red blood cells settle to the bottom of the test tube more quickly than normal). Three or more lymph nodes with cancer. Symptoms such as fever, weight loss, or night sweats. Advanced Favorable Advanced favorable adult Hodgkin lymphoma is stage III or stage IV with three or fewer of the following risk factors: Having a low blood albumin (protein) level (below 4). Having a low hemoglobin level (below 10.5). Being male. Being aged 45 years or older. Having stage IV disease. Having a high white blood cell count (15,000 or higher). Having a low lymphocyte count (below 600 or less than 8% of the white blood cell count). Advanced Unfavorable Advanced unfavorable Hodgkin lymphoma is stage III or stage IV with four or more of the following risk factors: Having a low blood albumin (protein) level (below 4). Having a low hemoglobin level (below 10.5). Being male. Being aged 45 years or older. Having stage IV disease. Having a high white blood cell count (15,000 or higher). Having a low lymphocyte count (below 600 or less than 8% of the white blood cell count). Your question is so wide ranging, this,makes it difficult to answer. The above should give you a starting point. Hodgkins Lymphoma is very curable today. There have been many advances in treatment and recovery. The other point is, if you are talking about Adult against Childrens H.L. Different treatments and different survival rates. Different pros and cons.
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Blaze Originally Answered: My dog has Lymphoma can you help?!?
There is a fine line between Holistic / Homeopathic and "Classical Homeopathy" which is where you are heading... Holistic medicine helps boost the immune system by giving the patient lots of very healthy foods, habits, etc. Many people, including myself, use holistic and homeopathic remedies to maintain as natural and balanced a body as possible. Liquid oxygen and Silver hydrofoil fall under "Classical" homeopathy or as I call it quackery. While it's original ideas were ingenious for the time, they had no basis in fact or science. Keeping in mind that blood letting was the most prescribed treatment of the time. Find a Veterinary nutritionist/Dietitian, that can suggest foods and supplements for your dog. I wish you all well, it's so sad to have a pet become sick. I hope he gets better.

Ackerlea Ackerlea
Hodgkin's disease is a form of cancer of the lymph gland tissue of the body. If not treated it will go on to spread through the body and cause death. Treatment is available, usually by radiation or chemotherapy, and becomes increasingly successful with many cures. Today, most patients with Hodgkins are being cured when detected early and treated before spread. It usually first appears in the chest or neck areas.
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Spirit Spirit
google "Hodgkin's Lymphoma". You should find a lot of info on this- the four types and their outcomes, the characteristic Reed-Sternberg cell, etc... and how Hodgkins L differs from Non-Hodgkin's L.
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Primula Primula
Another con that I can think of is that, even after being successfully treated for it, you can't donate blood for the rest of your life.
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Primula Originally Answered: what should a lymphoma patient be eating?
If the radiation is taking away his appetite the best thing he can do is just eat what he fancies. I don't mean he should live on chocolate - although if that is all he can eat it would be ok - but he shouldn't try to force himself to eat something he doesn't want when there are things that he can eat and enjoy. I suggest you read a book called "Love, Medicine and Miracles" by Bernie Siegel. It is a brilliant book to help people with friends or family with serious illnesses.

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