Hodgkin's disease

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a malignant disorder in which there is progressive (but painless) enlargement of lymph tissue followed by enlargement of the spleen and liver

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This procedure is used to determine whether or not supradiaphragmatic stage I and II Hodgkin's disease has crossed the diaphragm.
This year alone an estimated 139,860 people in the United States will be diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.
The research also shows within the same ethnic group the risk of developing virus-linked Hodgkin's disease is greatest in poorer families and in boys.
An unusual cause of sigmoid tumor: primary Hodgkin's disease.
Hodgkin's Disease is now very successfully treated and the majority of sufferers are completely cured.
Tartikoff's husband Brandon, the former NBC executive who died in 1997 after battling Hodgkin's disease for more than 20 years, had become a patient of Slamon's in the early '80s.
HODGKIN'S Disease is one of two cancers of the lymph glands.
The panel found strong evidence of a statistical association between herbicides or dioxin and soft-tissue sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and Hodgkin's disease, three types of cancer.
Xencor's product development is led by a protein therapeutic drug candidate, XPro[TM]1595, for the treatment of inflammatory disorders and an antibody candidate, XmAb[TM]2513, for the treatment of Hodgkin's Disease and T-cell lymphoma.
Then, the Santa Clarita resident was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease.
TORONTO -- Three patients with Hodgkin's disease are preparing to undergo the experimental ovarian transplant procedure that recently made international headlines.
Alicia was devastated when she was told she had Hodgkin's Disease, a type of cancer, and she and her husband, Javv, a postman, naturally feared the worst.