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1

Which lymphoma has the presence of reed stern berg cells?

Hodgkin

2

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

3

Can Hodgkin lymphoma invade other tissues in the body not just lymph nodes?

Yes

4

Where does non Hodgkin lymphoma arise? How does it spread?

It arises in multiple areas of the body and invades tissues within the body

5

Is the bone marrow involved in both NHL and HL?

Yes

6

What are "B" symptoms of NHL and HL?

Fever
Night sweats
Weight loss

7

Which form of lymphoma arises from both t or B cells?

NHL

8

When the T cells are differentiating, where do genetic mutations in NHL commonly occur?

Paracortical region of the lymph node

9

What cell is more common to have a NHL arise from?

B cell

10

What are some risk factors for NHL?(3)

Immunodeficiency (primary or secdonary)
EBV
HIV

11

What are some treatments for NHL?(4)

Monoclonal antibody with chemotherapy treatment
Radiation for earlier stages
Bone marrow transplant
Peripheral stem cell transplant

12

What cells are mutated in HL?

B cells

13

Risk factors for HL (3)

Specific age groups (15-40 or >55)
EBV
HIV

14

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

15

What 4 categories can HL be broken into?

Lymphocytic rich
Lymphocytic depleted
Modular sclerosis
Mixed cellularity

16

What are some treatments for HL?

Radiation in earlier stages
Combo therapy in later and more aggressive stages

17

What two categories can lymphomas be broken into?

Hodgkin
Non Hodgkin