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Staging of Hodgkins Lymphoma

Staging is based on the number of lymph node groups and/or organs affected by the disease.

In stage I, the disease is limited while in stage IV the disease is more rampant. The more widespread the lymphoma is, the more difficult it is to treat the disease.

Diagnostic tests helps to classify a patient according to the following four stages of Hodgkins disease -

References:

  1. Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 3, 1605-1612, Copyright © 1985 by American Society of Clinical Oncology
  2. Pediatric Hodgkin's disease in India , K Dinshaw, S Pande, S Advani, G Ramakrishnan, C Nair, G Talvalkar, DN Rao, P Notani, R Rao and P Desai, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol 3, 1605-1612.

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leila Sunday, December 21, 2008

hello
i m going to marry with a guy that had this cancer and had stem cell tarnsplant too.i want to know that is there any danger again?i mean after BMT is it possible to come back ? thanks.

guest Thursday, December 20, 2007

wonderful animation ...but could i use it fr my presentation please...@ NIH

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