Flashcards in Lymphoma Deck (17):
Which lymphoma has the presence of reed stern berg cells?
Where does the cancer originate from and how does it spread in Hoskin lymphoma?
Arises in a single lymph node and then spreads from node to node
Can Hodgkin lymphoma invade other tissues in the body not just lymph nodes?
Where does non Hodgkin lymphoma arise? How does it spread?
It arises in multiple areas of the body and invades tissues within the body
Is the bone marrow involved in both NHL and HL?
What are "B" symptoms of NHL and HL?
Which form of lymphoma arises from both t or B cells?
When the T cells are differentiating, where do genetic mutations in NHL commonly occur?
Paracortical region of the lymph node
What cell is more common to have a NHL arise from?
What are some risk factors for NHL?(3)
Immunodeficiency (primary or secdonary)
What are some treatments for NHL?(4)
Monoclonal antibody with chemotherapy treatment
Radiation for earlier stages
Bone marrow transplant
Peripheral stem cell transplant
What cells are mutated in HL?
Risk factors for HL (3)
Specific age groups (15-40 or >55)
Why are reed stern berg cells created in HL?
Genetic mutation in the differentiation of B cells in the germinal or postgerminal areas of a lymph node
What 4 categories can HL be broken into?
What are some treatments for HL?
Radiation in earlier stages
Combo therapy in later and more aggressive stages