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    Over 70,000 people will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in the United States in 2015. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins in the lymphatic system. In the lymphatic system, the tumors develop in white blood cells that fight infection called lymphocytes (American Society of Hematology). Along with the 70,000 people diagnosed with NHL this year in the United States, over 19,000 people will die. In addition, about 1 in 50 Americans will develop NHL in their lifetime. Although there are many childhood patients, over 50% of them are over the age of 66. Only about 66% of people survive 5 years after recovery, and about a 59% survival rate after ten years (National, American). There are no known causes for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma,…

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    Hodgkin Lymphoma Essay

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    Hodgkin 's Lymphoma Hodgkin 's lymphoma (also known as Hodgkin 's disease) is a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell that helps the body fight infection. All other lymphomas are classified as non-Hodgkin 's lymphoma. Hodgkin 's disease is distinguished by the presence of large abnormal cells, called Reed-Sternberg cells. The disease is less common than non-Hodgkin 's lymphoma (Simon, 2013). Hodgkin 's lymphoma affects…

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    Infections that causes lymphoma indirectly by the immune system that is over stimulating include: •hepatitis C virus (HCV), which people with marginal zone lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma develop. •Helicobacter pylori, this is a bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and inflammation and this is found in people with gastric MALT lymphoma. •Chlamydia psittaci, this is linked with people who have MALT lymphoma in the tear gland and around the eye. •Campylobacter jejuni, this is…

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    Aids-Related Lymphoma

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    AIDS-related lymphoma is a broad term for a group of blood cancers that, as its name implies, affects AIDS patients. There are various types of non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) that this category encompasses, so it is not as clear-cut as one might imagine. AIDS-related lymphomas are very complex diseases with many factors to consider. It is important to understand the origin of AIDS-related lymphoma. According to the article “AIDS-Related Malignancies,” AIDS-related lymphoma is believed to be…

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    that over 70,000 people will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in the United States in 2015? Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins in the lymphatic system. In the lymphatic system, the tumors develop in white blood cells that fight infection called lymphocytes (American Society of Hematology). Along with the 70,000 people diagnosed with NHL this year in the United States, over 19,000 people will die. In addition, about 1 in 50 americans will develop NHL in their lifetime.…

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    Rituximab Case Study

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    murine genes cloning and recombinant DNA technology. This antibody has an IgG1 kappa immunoglobulin comprising heavy and light chain variable region arrangements of murine and constant region arrangements of human. This biosimilar encompasses two heavy chains made of 451 amino acids and two light chains made of 213 amino acids. Its Compound formula is C6416H9874N1688O1987S44 and the normal mass is 143859.7 Dalton with the following structure: Proposed Indication The biosimilar of Rituximab is…

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    Glaucoma Research Paper

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    Lymphoma cancer is a cancer that starts in the cells that are apart of your body immune system, which can affect most of your treatment options. The immune system works to fight off sickness. Thomas Hodgkins discovered lymphoma cancer in 1832 and it was named after him. The main types of lymphoma are hodgkin's -lymphoma and non- hodgkin's lymphoma. Lymphoma cannot be spread from one person to another person. Although there are specific groups of individuals that have a higher risk than…

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    Cassandra's Case Study

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    Cassandra C. is a 17-year-old girl who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Cassandra C. refused treatment for her cancer with the full support of her mother, Jackie Fortin, and their decisions pitted them against Cassandra’s doctors, the lower court system, and eventually the Connecticut Supreme Court (Macklin, 2015). This paper discusses the ethical dilemma posed by Cassandra’s case and will include the ethical principles of patient autonomy, which means “that individuals have the right to…

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    wished we were outside enjoying the warm Summer days instead of cooped up in a sterile, depressing hospital room. Finally, on July 10th, we were told the biopsy results were back. My ex-husband and I were told that a doctor would talk to Austin while we went into a different room to talk to a different doctor. When we were told to do this, I knew something was terribly wrong. Why couldn’t they just tell us all together? I sat down on a soft, cushioned couch across from the doctor. The news I had…

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    Lymphoma

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    Lymphoma of any kind originates in the lymphocyte white blood cells. This type of cancer is the most common in felines, as it counts for 33 percent of all cancers and is responsible for 90 percent of all blood cancers. There are three main types of Lymphoma, including the Mediastinal form, Alimentary form, and the Multicentric form. Mediastinal lymphoma occurs between pleural sacs by the lungs, and cats with this form will experience a cough, open mouthed breathing, loss of appetite, and…

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