Lymphoma are cancer of the lymphatic system, lymphoma can enlarged spleen and lymph nodes in the neck, underarm, or groin; chronic fatigue; fever and night sweats; weight loss; itchy, reddened skin; nausea and vomiting.
Most white blood cells (lymphocytes) mature in the bone marrow, but the bean-shaped nodes and other lymphatic tissues serve as their incubators.
In lymphoma, cancer cells crowd out health lymphocytes, leaving patients with little resistance to infection.
Low-grade lymphomas may not cause symptoms, even after the cancer has spread, or metastasized, to other organs.
Lymphomas are more prevalent among young to middle-aged adults.
The Epstein-Barr virus is estimated to be at the 35~50% of all
Hodgkin's lymphoma and 10% of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; HIV can also lead
to non- Hodgkin's lymphoma.
淋巴瘤常好發于青年至中年.非洲淋巴细胞瘤病毒是名為評估所有35 ~50% Hodkin's淋巴瘤及10%非Hodkin's淋巴瘤;而愛滋病毒HIV亦常會導致淋巴瘤.