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Lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins in the infection-fighting lymphocytes of the immune system. Lymphoma cancer cells can grow in any part of the lymphatic system, including the spleen, the bone marrow, thymus, lymph nodes, or any other part of the body. visit our website for more information on Lymphoma cancer : – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Everything You Need to Know About Lymphoma Cancer

Everything You Need to Know About Lymphoma Cancer
Lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins in the
infection-fighting lymphocytes of the immune
system. Lymphoma cancer cells can grow in any
part of the lymphatic system, including the
spleen, the bone marrow, thymus, lymph nodes, or
any other part of the body. Lymphoma is
responsible for changing and expanding
lymphocytes uncontrollably. There are two
types of lymphoma, which are commonly known
as non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin
lymphoma. Both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin
lymphoma include a variety of lymphocyte cells.
Each form of lymphoma develops at a distinct rate
and responds to treatment in a different way.
Compared to other types of cancers, lymphoma
is easier to treat, and the prognosis
depends on the stage and type of cancer.
Your doctor can assist you in determining the
best treatment based on your illness's type and
stage. The lymphatic system comprises lymph
nodes (lymph glands), thymus gland, bone marrow,
and spleen. Lymphoma can affect any of these
organs, the lymphatic system as a whole, or even
other organs in the body.
  • Risk Factors
  • Age Depending on the type of lymphoma, some
    people are more prone to it than others. While
    some types are more commonly found in younger
    individuals, some others are more common in
    people over 50.
  • Gender Generally men are more prone to lymphoma
    than women.
  • Immune System Lymphoma is more likely in those
    with immune system illnesses or who take
    immune-suppressing medications.
  • Infections Theres a greater risk of
    lymphoma cancer developing as a result of
    the onset of certain infections, such as
    Helicobacter pylori infection.
  • Symptoms
  • Lymphoma symptoms are similar to those of viral
    infections like the common cold. They do,
    however, usually last for a longer amount of
    time. It is also to be noted that some people are
  • Swelling of the lymph nodes may be noticed
    by others. Swelling most commonly affects
    the neck, groyne, belly, and armpits.
  • Swellings are frequently painless. If the swollen
    glands press against organs, bones, or other
    structures, they might become uncomfortable.
    Lymphoma is sometimes confused with back pain.
  • Lymph nodes can also expand as a result of
    infections like the common cold. The swelling in
    lymphoma does not go away. If the swelling is
    caused by an infection, it is also more likely to
    be accompanied by pain. Anyone who notices
    swollen glands that do not improve in a
    reasonable amount of time should see their

  • Because the aetiology of lymphoma isn't
    always evident, it's tough to prevent it.
    The majority of characteristics linked to a
    higher risk of Hodgkin lymphoma, such as
    family history or race, are also
    unavoidable. However, because lymphoma begins in
    the lymphatic system, conditions that weaken the
    immune system can contribute to lymphoma's
    growth. To maintain a healthy immune system, do
    the following
  • Quit smoking
  • Smoking causes the body to take longer to fight
    infections and repair wounds. Quitting smoking is
    a crucial step in preventing malignancies like
    Hodgkin lymphoma. The earlier you quit smoking,
    the earlier you can heal. Consult your
    doctor about the various methods available
    to assist you in quitting successfully.
  • Reduce Exposure to Pesticides and Formaldehyde
  • Pesticides and formaldehyde are two of the most
    harmful substances for your body to be exposed
    to. Natural gas, oil, wood, and tobacco all
    produce formaldehyde as a byproduct of
    combustion. It's also found in a wide range of
    household items, including foam insulation,
    wallpaper, and paint. Avoid direct contact by
    wearing masks, gloves, goggles, and protective
    clothes. Proper ventilation might also aid in
    lowering your exposure.
  • Maintain Good Eating Habits
  • The eating habits of a group with NHL and a group
    without NHL were compared in two recent studies
    published in June. In a study conducted in the
    United States, people who consumed the most
    veggies were at a 42 percent lower risk
    than those who consumed the least.
    According to an Italian study, people who ate
    the most veggies had a 51 percent lower risk of
    heart disease than those who ate the least. In
    this study, eating more fruit appeared to lessen
    risk as well.
  • Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables has
    also been associated with a lower risk of NHL
    in previous research. Researchers believe
    that this is due to the abundance of
    antioxidants and natural plant chemicals in
    these diets, which protect DNA from free radicals
    and carcinogens.
  • Start an Immune System-friendly Diet
  • Our diet may also influence NHL risk by affecting
    our immune system. Animal protein, saturated fat,
    fried red meat, and dairy foods have all
    been associated with an increased risk of
    NHL, while fish consumption has been connected
    to a lower risk.

  • weight, exercising regularly, and eating
    nutritious food can all help to lower your chance
    of developing a variety of health problems.
  • Reduce Exposure to Industrial Chemicals
  • Exposure to high quantities of industrial
    chemicals, solvents, weed killers, and
    insecticides may increase the risk of lymphoma.
    Hair dyes may also pose a risk, though modern
    hair dyes appear to be safer than older ones
    (pre-1980s). Working in a job that exposes you to
    high quantities of these chemicals (such as crop
    farming, hairdressing, painting and decorating,
    or the rubber manufacturing business) may
    increase your risk of lymphoma by a small amount.
    However, in the face of limited evidence,
    scientists are still unsure whether these
    chemicals can be linked to a higher risk of
  • Looking for a Lymphoma Oncologist in Delhi?
  • If you are looking for a lymphoma oncologist in
    Delhi, you can consult Dr. PK Das. Dr. PK Das,
    cancer specialist, is one of the best oncologists
    in Delhi, NCR, with close to 20 years of
    experience in treating cancer holistically. You
    can book an appointment with him at
    Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, where he works
    as the Senior Medical Oncologist, specialising in
    both medical and haemato oncology.
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