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Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of lymphoma defined by the presence of a specific type of cancerous cell called Reed-Sternberg cells. Like all lymphomas, Hodgkin lymphoma originates in the lymphatic system. 

Latest Hodgkin Lymphoma grants

Sumit Gupta, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
Hospital for Sick Children
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2015
Jean Nakamura, Principal Investigator
University of California San Francisco
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2011

Latest Hodgkin 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