Hodgkins Lymphoma

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Symptoms

  • Swelling of lymph nodes
  • Fatigue
  • Coughing
  • Chest pain

Cause- B cell mutates and multiplies rapidly, doesn't die when it normally would

Treatment

  • Radiation
  • Chemo therapy
  • Stem Cell transplant

Risk Factors

  • Gender
  • Family History
  • Epstein Barr Infection
  • Age
  • Weakened Immune System

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Tests

Physical Exam

Blood Test

Surgery to remove swollen lymph node

X-rays(MRI's)