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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 Virginia, School of Medicine
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

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
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