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Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy

Enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes are referred to as mediastinal lymphadenopathy and generally suggest a problem related to the lungs. Mediastinal lymph nodes are lymph nodes located in the mediastinum. The mediastinum is the area located...

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Lymphoma Diagnosis

If symptoms point to lymphoma, your doctor may perform a lymph node biopsy in addition to other tests and imaging scans. Learn what else you can expect.

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Lymphoma CD Tumor Markers

Learn why lymphoma tumor markers are important and how these CD markers help in the diagnosis, treatment, and estimating the prognosis of lymphomas. What are lymphoma tumor markers, or CD markers?  Why are they important and how do they play a...

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CD Markers in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

CD markers are small molecules that serve as ID tags on the outside of different cell types. They are used in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. CD markers, also known as CD antigens, are specific types of molecules found on the surface of cells...

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FISH Tests for Diagnosing Cancers

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) can help diagnose cancer. It can also help predict how someone with cancer might do with treatment. Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) is one of several techniques used to search your cells’ DNA,...

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High Grade (Aggressive) Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Prognosis

Learn which factors determine the outlook and survival for people with high grade (aggressive) non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The prognosis of cancer can be an estimate of a few different things and can refer to how someone will respond to treatments, or how...

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How Lymphoma Is Diagnosed

Lymphoma can be tricky to diagnose. A lymph node biopsy is the gold standard but other tests are needed to stage and grade the blood cancer. Diagnosing lymphoma can often be challenging. It not only involves surgery to check for cancer in the lymph...

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How Lymphoma Is Diagnosed

The diagnosis of lymphoma requires a biopsy and several tests to identify the type of lymphoma and how far it has spread. Learn more. Most people with lymphoma first notice enlarged lymph nodes in their neck, armpits or groin. They also may have...

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Differentiation in Cell Development

Find out the meaning of differentiation and how it impacts cancer cells. Understand well differentiated and poorly differentiated malignancies. Differentiation refers to the series of steps that a cell goes through to become mature. As a cell...

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Enlarged Cervical Lymph Nodes

Learn about cervical lymph nodes including whether they are affected in lymphoma. Discover diseases that cause swollen cervical nodes, or neck bumps. Cervical lymph nodes are lymph nodes in the neck. Swollen lymph nodes, described as lymphadenopathy...

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Types of B-Cell Lymphoma

Lymphomas that form in the B-lymphocytes are called B-cell lymphomas. There are many different types of B-cell lymphomas, like DLBCL and follicular lymphoma. Lymphomas are cancers of the lymphocytes, a group of white blood cells that play a key role...

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