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非霍奇金氏淋巴瘤

在非霍奇金淋巴瘤,肿瘤从白血细胞称为淋巴细胞发育,经常在身体不同的位置。 Normally, lymphocytes go through a predictable life cycle. Old lymphocytes die and your body creates new ones to replace them. But in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, your body produces abnormal lymphocytes that continue to divide and grow without control. This excess of lymphocytes crowds into your lymph nodes, causing them to swell.

非霍奇金淋巴瘤约占4在美国所有新发癌症的百分之一。 The disease is about eight times more common than何杰金氏淋巴瘤。 About 55,000 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are diagnosed each year in the U.S.

我们对非霍奇金淋巴瘤的方法

UCSF提供富有同情心,人性化关怀的非霍奇金淋巴瘤。 Treatments generally include chemotherapy, immunotherapy (which uses the body's immune system to fight the cancer and ease treatment side effects), radiation therapy or some combination of these. We also offer stem cell transplants to all patients with recurrent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Patients with slow-growing cancers may need careful monitoring but no immediate treatment.

我们致力于通过研究发现淋巴瘤和其他癌症的更好的治疗。 Interested patients may have the option to participate in clinical trials of potential new therapies. UCSF also offers many support services for our cancer patients and their families.

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