Dr. Templeton describes the symptoms and effects of Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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A Description of Hodgkin's Lymphoma Lymphoma is a cancer that starts off in some of the cells that make the white blood cells in your body. The white blood cells are the cells that fight infection. Lymphoma can then occur in bone marrow where some of those cells are housed. Hodgkin’s lymphoma is just a way to, is a classification of lymphoma; it’s a type of lymphoma mostly based on what it looks like under the microscope. Typically, when you see a lymphoma, it can involve bone marrow, but it can also involve lymph nodes or your spleen, anywhere where there are white blood cells. On very rare occasion, you will see just one bone that’s affected and that’s the primary lymphoma of bone, and it’s, again, a very rare event