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Lymphoma is a term that refers to cancers that start in the body’s lymphatic system, which includes lymph nodes/glands, thymus, spleen, tonsils, adenoids and bone marrow. While other types of cancer can spread to the lymphatic system; lymphoma always begins within the lymphatic system.

Latest Lymphoma grants

Dr. Ben Croker, PhD, Principal Investigator
Boston Children's Hospital
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2016
Soheil Meshinchi, MD,PhD, Principal Investigator
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Reach Grants, Awarded 2015
Andre Nussenzweig, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
National Cancer Institute
Reach Grants, Awarded 2014

Latest Lymphoma blog posts

Last year, we shared the story of 14-year-old Eden Green, who loves to take photos and dance. Eden was in treatment for a form of childhood cancer so rare, that doctors did not have a clinical name for it. After 4 months of treatment on a... more
by Trish Adkins

For Eden, the trouble began when she was 10 years old. The trouble had a name: pain. It seemed normal at first—maybe a side effect from dancing or growing. But then it never went away and then, suddenly, Eden could not... more
Children with certain types of hard-to-treat childhood cancers just got another huge dose of hope. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a drug called Vitrakvi (also known as larotrectinib... more