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Genetic Link Between Immune System and Lymphoma May Provide Insight

Age, gender, and location

Age is also a factor, although the cancer can be present at any age. Most commonly, diagnosis comes during a person's twenties, or after they have turned fifty-five.

The cancer is more present in males than females, although this difference is very slight.

Hodgkin lymphoma is the most prevalent in North America and Europe, while least common in Africa and Asia.