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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma causes abnormal growth of specific types of lymphocytes, a kind of white blood cell that collects in the lymph nodes. Similar growth also occurs in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. However, children with lymphoma do not have bone marrow involvement (unlike children with leukemia who have significant involvement). 

Latest Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma grants

Michael Engel, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Utah
Reach Grants, Awarded 2016
Paul Sondel, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2015
Tovah Day, PhD, Principal Investigator
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2015

Latest Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma blog posts

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
by Trish Adkins

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... more
by Adam Paris

Eden is a 13 year old who loves to shoot photos and smile for her own snapshots. After being unable to walk or practice her favorite activity, dancing, for nearly a year, she was diagnosed at age 10 with a cancer no doctor... more