he world lymphoma day this is an initiative Lymphoma Alliance with the support of international union against canceris an advisory entity of the World Health Organization that aims to increase knowledge about lymphoma, allowing recognition of symptoms and early diagnosis.
It is a Global advocacy and awareness-raising campaign Regarding this lymphatic system disease, it is one of the least understood types of cancer and the fastest growing cancer in the world.
Diagnose a Lymphoma It can be difficult at first because its symptoms, such as fatigue, fever, and swollen lymph nodes, can be easily confused with common illnesses like the flu or mononucleosis. If left untreated, some types of lymphoma can have fatal consequences within six months. Worldwide, approximately 200,000 people die from the disease each year, and approximately 350,000 new cases are diagnosed.
Their symptom They are easily confused. Because early diagnosis and prompt treatment are imperative, it is important to spread the word, encourage medical care, and provide information, support, and assistance to patients and their families.
what is lymphoma
Lymphoma is a group of cancerous diseases that develop in the lymphatic system. Lymphoma is also called a hematological solid tumor to distinguish it from leukemia. They occur due to neoplastic proliferation of cells in lymphoid tissue.
Lymphoid tissue is found primarily in lymph nodes, so lymphoma is often characterized by enlarged lymph nodes. However, lymphocytes are also present in many other organs, so lymphoma can affect the digestive tract, spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow, etc.
Traditionally, lymphomas are divided into two major categories: Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).