Lymph nodes are associated with immune system and play a major role in producing white blood cells. Lymphoma is a type of cancer which develops in lymph nodes and the lymphatic system. It can be a very serious condition as once the cancer enters the lymphatic system; it can easily spread to other tissues and organs. Like other cancers, BLK Super Speciality Hospital has all the advanced technology to treat lym-phoma which attacks the white blood cells or lymphocytes in our body. There are no particular signs or symptoms and only diagnosis can confirm the presence of cancer cells in the lymphatic system. Sometimes a simple viral can be lead to a diagnosis of cancer in lymph nodes. In most cases, patients have also felt some kind of swelling which has helped in diagnosing the cancer at early stage.
What are the different types of Lymphoma?
There is more than one type of lymphomas which can develop in any part of your body. The only way to defeat it is to get your medical check-ups regularly. The different types of lymphomas are categorized in to following categories:
- Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- Cutaneous B-cell lymphoma
What are the symptoms which may indicate Lymphoma?
A simple fever can be a sign of lymphoma or even a common cold can lead a doctor to diagnose lymphoma in a patient. But, you must get yourself checked for any sudden change in your physique or symptoms like:
- Drastic weight loss
- Shortness of breath
- Night sweats