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Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma originates in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system which serves the primary purpose of fighting infection within the body. In Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma the cancer originates in the lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are a particular type of white blood cell that fight infections within the body. About the lymphatic system – The lymphatic system is a network of vessels and nodes where a fluid called “lymph” circulates. Lymph flows in the lymphatic system the same way that blood circulates in the circulatory system, except much more slowly. The human body has about 600 lymph…Continue readingNon-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma