Hodgkin's lymphoma, formerly known as Hodgkin's disease, is a type of lymphoma described by Thomas Hodgkin in 1832, and characterized by the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells. Epidemiology Unlike other lymphomas, whose incidence increases with age, Hodgkin's lymphoma has a bimodal incidence curve: that is, it occurs more frequently in two separate age groups, the first being young adulthood (age 15–35), the second being in those over 50 years old. Overall, it is more common in men, exc ...
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  • Adult Hodgkin's Lymphoma Treatment
    ... Recurrent adult Hodgkin's lymphoma is cancer that has recurred (come back) after it has been treated. The cancer may come back in the lymph system or in other parts of the body. Treatment of recur...
  • AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment
    ... Treatment may be one of the following: Standard-dose or low-dose systemic chemotherapy plus intrathecal chemotherapy. A clinical trial of systemic chemotherapy plus colony-stimulating factors and anti...
  • Childhood Hodgkin's Lymphoma Treatment
    ... Primary progressive Hodgkin's lymphoma is lymphoma that continues to grow or spread during treatment. Recurrent Hodgkin's lymphoma is cancer that has recurred (come back) after it has been tre...
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma During Pregnancy
    ... Note: A separate PDQ summary on Adult Hodgkin's Lymphoma Treatment is also available. This summary discusses the treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma during pregnancy. CallFor more information, U.S...

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