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Living as a Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivor: The Importance of Follow-up Care

Living as a Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivor: The Importance of Follow-up Care

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph tissue that affects millions of Americans each year. Lymphocytes are part of the body’s immune system, and there are lymph tissue sites all over the body, meaning the cancer can develop and spread in different places and at different rates. The symptoms that someone experiences may also be different based on where in the body the cancer originated. And, regardless of the specific type of cancer, each person with the diagnosis has a different experience during and after treatment, and in remission living as a survivor.