How to define hodgkin lymphoma?
Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer in lymphatic system that develops from abnormal B-cells. B-Cells in the lymphatic system grow abnormally and out of control.
Hodgkin lymphoma occurs most commonly in people between 20 and 40 years old and those over 50 years old.
About half of Hodgkin’s lymphoma are due to EBV (Epstein-Bar virus), other risk factors also include the family history of hodgkin lymphoma and being infected with HIV virus.
What are the types of hodgkin lymphoma?
Major types of hodgkin lymphoma include:
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma
- Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma