Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that occurs in the lymph nodes. After a while the cancer starts to make the white blood cells act abnormally.
• Unexplained weight loss
• Sweating (often at night)
• Lack of energy
The cause of lymphoma is unknown.
Lymphoma, (MDS) is a type of cancer hat can affect the bone, the blood cells, the lymph nodes and other parts of lymphatic system. Stages are 1. There is cancer in more then one Lymph Node. 2. Cancer is found in 2 lymph nodes. 3. Cancer is now found in groups of Lymph Nodes. The final stage is when cancer is now metastasizing in the Lymph Nodes and is in other organs.
Some treatments for lymphoma is Chemo or Radiotherapy, and in some cases doctors may suggest steroids.
The overall 5-year relative survival rate for people with NHL is 69%, and the 10-year relative survival rate is 58%. The type and stage of the lymphoma provide useful information about a person's prognosis(outlook), but for some types of lymphomas the stage isn't too helpful on its own.