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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

Christopher Porter, MD, Principal Investigator
Emory University
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2019
Catherine Forconi, PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2019
Rachael Schulte, MD, Principal Investigator
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2018

Latest Lymphoma blog posts

When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more
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