The cancer of the lymphatic system is known as Lymphoma. The human lymphatic system is developed from the white blood cells. This system is known as lymphocyte. Lymphocyte is situated in lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, and bone marrow. The lymphatic system helps body to fight with infection and disease.
There are two types of lymphoma
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)
- Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL)
- Swelling on lymph glands
- Lymph node enlargement (superior vena cava syndrome)
- Loss of appetite
- Weight loss
- Abnormal sweating
- Chest pain, coughing
- Abdominal pain
Tests To Diagnose Lymphoma Include
- Physical examination
- Urine and blood tests
- Imaging tests
- Taking a sample of lymph node tissue for testing
- Looking for cancer cells in the bone marrow
There are many types of lymphoma. The treatment method is purely depends on the three main things
- Type of lymphoma
- The lymphoma stage
- The normal health of the patient
It is good to consult with the doctor about the suitable treatment method and its benefits. After the treatment, the patient may experience fatigue, nasal congestion, mild discomfort, and sometimes bleeding. But following the doctor instructions carefully may reduce the all possible side effects.
Guru hospital, Madurai has a prominent name in the lymphoma treatments. The doctors of the hospital are highly skilled, helpful, experienced and devoted to their work. The hospital has a patient centric approach. It is recommended that treatment should be performed in the supervision of a qualified and experienced surgeon as it is a life changing process which helps in providing a better life.
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