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Hodgkin lymphoma types

Lymphomas are classified based on the type of lymphocyte involved as well as several other factors, including cell size and how the cancer grows.

Hodgkin lymphoma is marked by the presence of an abnormal lymphocyte called the Reed-Sternberg cell (or B lymphocyte).

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Types of hodgkin lymphoma

The current classification system for lymphoma is the WHO/REAL system (World Health Organization/ Revised European American Lymphoma classification).

The WHO system distinguishes lymphomas based on a number of characteristics, including: the appearance of the cells, the chromosome features of the cells, and the presence of certain chemicals on the surface of the cells.

The two main types of Hodgkin lymphoma are classical Hodgkin lymphoma (which account for the majority of cases) and nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma. Each type of cancer grows and spreads in different ways.

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