Types And Combinations of Treatments Used To Address Lymphoma

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Lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system as a result of an abnormal function of a form of white blood cell called lymphocytes. While normal cells die, giving space to new ones, cells affected by lymphoma tend to expand, which explains why one of the first signs of the disease are painless, swollen lymph nodes. The reasons for this mutation is not entirely understood, but there are different origins that impact diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

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Isaura Santos graduated with a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a MA in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies from University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). Her professional interests include science communication, public awareness of science and communication of science through entertainment.

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