10 Essential Facts About Lymphoma

New advances in treatment options are making this cancer increasingly treatable.

Lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system, occurs in two forms: Hodgkin disease and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, each of which has many subtypes.

According to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2014-2015 blood cancer fact sheet, an estimated 761,659 people in the United States either live with, or are in remission from, lymphoma. Of those, 177,526 are living with or are in remission from Hodgkin lymphoma, and 584,133 are living with or are in remission from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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