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Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Several studies conducted in 1999, 2008, and most recently, this year have suggested that Glyphosate, the main ingredient in RoundUp, is a potential human carcinogen and may double a person’s chances to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

  • Adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a disease in which cancer cells form in the lymph system.
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma can be indolent or aggressive.
  • Age, gender, and a weakened immune system can affect the risk of adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
  • Symptoms of adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma include swelling in the lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, weight loss, and fatigue.
  • Tests that examine the lymph system are used to diagnose adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Any of a large group of cancers of lymphocytes (white blood cells). Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas can occur at any age and are often marked by lymph nodes that are larger than normal, fever, and weight loss.  There are many different types of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. These types can be divided into aggressive (fast-growing) and indolent (slow-growing) types, and they can be formed from either B-cells or T-cells.

 

 

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. What you should know.

The website of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov)

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