Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

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Overview

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the Lymphatic system, which is a part of body’s germ fighting network. Lymphoma involves the cells of the immune system called lymphocytes (a type of white blood cells) and when a person develops this malignancy the lymphocytes grow and divide at a rapid pace forming tumor masses in various parts of body.

Types of Lymphoma:

Many types of lymphoma exists. The two major form of Lymphoma are:

  1. Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (Hodgkin’s Disease)
  2. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

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