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 Hodgkin's Disease Resources Directory - CancerIndex
Childhood Hodgkin's Disease (UK) a factsheet produced by the United Kingdom Children's Cancer Study Group and CancerBacup linked to the UKCCSG booklet "A Parent's Guide to Children's Cancers".
Physician's PDQ statement for Hodgkin's Disease During Pregnancy (CancerNet) A referenced overview of the disease, cellular classification, staging, and current treatment overviews.
Physician's PDQ statement for Childhood Hodgkin's Disease (CancerNet) A referenced overview of the disease, cellular classification, staging, and current treatment overviews.
www.cancerindex.org /clinks2i.htm   (1014 words)

  
 Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - oncologychannel
Unlike Hodgkins disease NHL is comprised of approximately 10 different subtypes (in the Working Formulation) and 20 different disease entities in the Revised European-American Lymphoma Classification (REAL) system.
There are two general types of lymphomas: "Hodgkin's Disease" (named after Dr. Thomas Hodgkin, who first recognized it in 1832) and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
The lymphatic tissue in Hodgkin's disease contains specific cells - Reed-Sternberg cells - that are not found in any other cancerous lymphomas or cancers.
www.oncologychannel.com /nonhodgkins   (1014 words)

  
 Health Topics
Hodgkin's disease during pregnancy: Treatment - Health Professional Information [Cancer.gov]
Hodgkin's disease during pregnancy: Treatment - Patient Information [Cancer.gov]
Hodgkin's disease, childhood: Treatment - Health Professional Information [Cancer.gov]
www.bchealthguide.org /kbase/list/ht/h.htm   (1014 words)

  
 ACS :: What is Lymphoma?
Hodgkins lymphoma, or Hodgkins disease, is named after Dr. Thomas Hodgkin who first described it as a new disease in 1832.
Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkins lymphoma are both cancers that start in lymphoid tissue (also called lymphatic tissue).
Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkins lymphoma are both cancers th...
www.cancer.org /docroot/nws/content/nws_2_1x_what_is_lymphoma_.asp?sitearea=NWS&viewmode=print&   (1014 words)

  
 ClinicalTrials.gov - Information on Clinical Trials and Human Research Studies: Browse: Myeloproliferative Disorders
Conditions: childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma; chronic myeloproliferative disorders; Leukemia; Lymphoma; myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative diseases;...
Conditions: acute leukemia; atypical chronic myeloid leukemia; chronic leukemia; myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative disease; Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma;...
Conditions: childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma; childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; Leukemia; Lymphoma; myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative diseases;...
clinicaltrials.gov /ct/gui/action/FindCondition?ui=D009196&...   (1372 words)

  
 Childhood Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Although complete response can be defined as absence of disease by clinical examination and/or imaging studies, complete response in Hodgkins lymphoma trials is often defined by more than a 70% to 80% reduction of disease and a change from initial positivity to negativity on either gallium or PET scanning.
Körholz D, Claviez A, Hasenclever D, et al.: The concept of the GPOH-HD 2003 therapy study for pediatric Hodgkin's disease: evolution in the tradition of the DAL/GPOH studies.
Childhood Hodgkins lymphoma is one of the few pediatric malignancies that shares aspects of its biology and natural history with an adult cancer.
www.meb.uni-bonn.de /cancer.gov/CDR0000062933.html   (13111 words)

  
 Patient Pathfinder: Non Hodgkins Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is not actually a cancer at all but is a collection of more than 10 different types of lymphatic cancers (Cherath, 1999), all of which can be distinguished from Hodgkins disease, another cancer of the lymphatic system.
One explanation is the fact that non-Hodgkins lymphoma is a common opportunistic infection among people with AIDS (Berkow, 1997), a disease that was not recognized until the early 1980s.
It is also necessary to examine the epidemiology of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, including some of the risk factors that are associated with the disease.
home.pacbell.net /wallschw/lisa/pathfinder.htm   (3145 words)

  
 ACS :: What Is Hodgkin's Disease?
Hodgkin's disease is a malignant lymphoma (cancer of lymphatic tissue).
Hodgkin's disease, sometimes called Hodgkin's lymphoma, is a cancer that starts in lymphatic tissue.
Although Hodgkin's disease is one cause, enlarged lymph nodes are more commonly a result of the body fighting an infection.
www.cancer.org /docroot/cri/content/cri_2_4_1x_what_is_hodgkins_disease_20.asp?sitearea=cri   (555 words)

  
 Patient Pathfinder: Non Hodgkins Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is not actually a cancer at all but is a collection of more than 10 different types of lymphatic cancers (Cherath, 1999), all of which can be distinguished from Hodgkins disease, another cancer of the lymphatic system.
One explanation is the fact that non-Hodgkins lymphoma is a common opportunistic infection among people with AIDS (Berkow, 1997), a disease that was not recognized until the early 1980s.
It is also necessary to examine the epidemiology of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, including some of the risk factors that are associated with the disease.
home.pacbell.net /wallschw/lisa/pathfinder.htm   (3145 words)

  
 VIOLET RIBBON CAMPAIGN
Hodgkin's Disease, often referred to as Hodgkin's Lymphoma, is a malignancy that starts in lymphatic tissue and may move into other parts of the body including the testes, lung, and bone marrow.
Hodgkin's Disease is not contagious, like other cancers, and does not pose a risk to others in any way.
Death due to causes other than Hodgkin's Disease 15-20 years after therapy is most common.
www.violetribbon.org /abouthd.html   (3145 words)

  
 Lymphoma.com: What is Hodgkin's disease?
Hodgkin's lymphoma or Hodgkin's disease represents about eight percent of all lymphoma, according to the Leukemia Society of America, but it is the more well-known form of lymphoma and all other forms of lymphoma are grouped as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Hodgkin's disease is rare in children under 5 and an estimated 10-15% of cases are diagnosed in children under 16.
There are two main methods to treat Hodgkin's disease: chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
www.lymphoma.com /page3.html   (3145 words)

  
 View 'Hodgkin' related info.
Hodgkin Lymphoma, Hodgkin (disease) lymphoma has been known as a disease that affects lymphatic tissue since Thomas Hodgkin described it in 1832.
Introduction to Hodgkin's Disease as a medical condition including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, prevention, and prognosis.
Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866) came from a Quaker family and studied medicine at Edinburgh and in Paris.
infoview.info /?q=hodgkin   (3145 words)

  
 hodgeskin lymphoma
Hodgkin's Lymphoma or Hodgkin's Disease (two terms for the same thing) is a malignant (cancerous) growth of...
Information on Adult Hodgkin's Disease- a cancer of the lymph system ( lymphoma)...
seeking information on lymphoma: Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
www.cancer-resource-center.com /resources/hodgeskin-lymphoma.html   (3145 words)

  
 Childhood Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system.
Untreated, classical childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma is divided into risk groups based on the bulk of the tumor (tumors that are 5 centimeters or larger are considered "bulky") and whether the patient has "b" symptoms (fever, weight loss, or night sweats).
Childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymph system, part of the body's immune system.
www.meb.uni-bonn.de /cancer.gov/CDR0000257999.html   (3655 words)

  
 Lymphoma
Hodgkin's disease, discovered by Thomas Hodgkin in 1832, is one type of lymphoma.
According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, lymphomas account for about five percent of all cases of cancer in the United States, and Hodgkin's disease in particular accounts for less than one percent of all cases of cancer in the United States.
Information about detection, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Hodgkin's disease.
www.wikiverse.org /lymphoma   (3655 words)

  
 Thomas Hodgkin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hodgkin described the disease that bears his name (Hodgkin's lymphoma) in 1832, in a paper titled On Some Morbid Appearances of the Absorbent Glands and Spleen.
He is now best known for the first account of Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma and blood disease, in 1832.
Thomas Hodgkin was born to a Quaker family.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thomas_Hodgkin   (3655 words)

  
 Lymphoma Information Network - Childhood Hodgkin's Disease Diagnosis
The symptoms of childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma may include any of the following: painless swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck or underarm area that does not go away within a few weeks; fever that does not go away; night sweats; and weight loss without dieting.
Once the medical team has a suspicion of Hodgkin's Lymphoma, if the lymph nodes don't feel normal when examined by a doctor, the doctor may need to extract a small piece of tissue and look at it under the microscope to see if there are any cancer cells.
Exploratory surgery (staging laparotomy) to determine the extent of the disease.
www.lymphomainfo.net /childhood/hd-diagnosis.html   (999 words)

  
 ACS :: What Is Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma?
Hodgkin lymphoma (also known as Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin disease, or Hodgkin's disease) is named after Dr. Thomas Hodgkin, who first described it as a new disease in 1832.
In CLL it is mostly in the blood and bone marrow; in lymphoma, it is mainly in the lymph nodes.
Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma: This lymphoma tends to occur in the lymph nodes.
www.cancer.org /docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_1X_What_Is_Non_Hodgkins_Lymphoma_32.asp   (3200 words)

  
 NEJM -- Breast Cancer and Other Second Neoplasms after Childhood Hodgkin's Disease
disease, recurrence of Hodgkin's disease, and a late stage of
disease at diagnosis were risk factors for leukemia.
Sklar, C. A., Mertens, A. C., Mitby, P., Occhiogrosso, G., Qin, J., Heller, G., Yasui, Y., Robison, L. Risk of Disease Recurrence and Second Neoplasms in Survivors of Childhood Cancer Treated with Growth Hormone: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
content.nejm.org /cgi/content/abstract/334/12/745   (2345 words)

  
 Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - oncologychannel
Unlike Hodgkins disease, NHL is comprised of approximately 10 different subtypes (in the Working Formulation) and 20 different disease entities in the Revised European-American Lymphoma Classification (REAL) system.
Lymphomas are cancers of the lymphatic system - the body's blood-filtering tissues that help to fight infection and disease.
Therapy is determined by several factors, including the biologic state of the lymphoma, the stage of lymphoma, the presence or absence of symptoms (e.g., weight loss, night sweats, organ dysfunction), and the overall general health of the patient.
www.oncologychannel.com /nonhodgkins   (662 words)

  
 Knitting Circle Howard Hodgkin
Hodgkin, descendent of the discoverer of Hodgkin's disease and cousin of a Nobel prizewinner, held his first one-man show in 1962.
His great-great-grandfather was Thomas Hodgkin (1798-1866) who described the glandular disease, later called 'Hodgkin's Disease'.
In 1940, at the age of eight, Howard Hodgkin was evacuated to New York and stayed in a former governor's residence on Long Island.
myweb.lsbu.ac.uk /~stafflag/howardhodgkin.html   (662 words)

  
 Indian Pediatrics - Editorial
The association between Hodgkin's disease (HD) and minimal change disease (MCD) though well known(1,3) is uncommon in children(3).
The successful treatment of recurrent nephrotic syndrome with the MOPP regimen in a patient with a remote history of Hodgkin's disease.
Nephrotic syndrome in two patients with cured HodgKin's disease.
www.indianpediatrics.net /june1999/june-597-599.htm   (893 words)

  
 Lymphoma Information Network - Hodgkins Historical Timeline of Events
Hodgkin's Lymphoma (Disease) has a colorful history: it was not the first cancer discovered but it was one of the first in which treatments were investigated and ultimately successful.
report on secondary cancers following therapy for Hodgkin's disease
The German Hodgkin's Study Group designed the BEACOPP regimen that used similar drugs as in the COPP/ ABVD regimen, excluding velban and dacarbazine and adding etoposide, trying to increase efficacy.
www.lymphomainfo.net /hodgkins/timeline.html   (893 words)

  
 disease.html
Hodgkin's Disease - includes an informative Q & A with Kaye and Erica describing their experiences with Hodgkin's Disease.
Caring for People with Huntington's Disease - resource area for caregivers and family members of those with the disease; non medication treatments and adaptive measures are emphasized.
National Association for the Relief of Paget's Disease - a registered charity with the aim of encouraging, promoting, and assisting research into the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the disease.
www.creative-workshop.com /html/content/health/disease.html   (9601 words)

  
 ScienceDaily All Products : Bestsellers
Hodgkin Disease Survivors Face Higher Risk For Stroke Later In Life (October 13, 2005) — Patients surviving childhood Hodgkin disease suffer strokes later in life at rates about four times that of the general population, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.
A New Step Towards An AIDS Vaccine (October 13, 2005) — Progressive disease after HIV infection is inversely correlated with the presence of plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs), a subset of the dendritic cell family and the major producers of type 1 interferon in the body.
Aspergillus fumigatus, the species most commonly found in the pillows, is most likely to cause disease; and the resulting condition Aspergillosis has become the leading infectious cause of death in leukaemia and bone marrow transplant patients.
www.sciencedaily.com /cgi-bin/apf4/amazon_products_feed.cgi?Operation=...   (9601 words)

  
 eMedicine - Hodgkin Disease, Thoracic : Article Excerpt by: Narainder Gupta, MBBS, DRM, MSc, FRCR
Background: Hodgkin disease (HD) is a lymphoma, which is a cancer of the lymph system characterized by the presence of abnormal large Reed-Sternberg cells in a background of lymphocytes, macrophages, fibroblasts, and granulocytes.
Synonyms, Key Words, and Related Terms: HD, Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, Epstein-Barr virus
Dr Thomas Hodgkin first described HD in 1832.
www.emedicine.com /radio/byname/hodgkin-disease-thoracic.htm   (9601 words)

  
 Leukemia Research Foundation >> Links and Resources
Lymphoma Net is devoted specifically to non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and offers a great deal of information on the disease itself, what to expect in terms of treatment and clinic visits, new advancements in treatment and research, and many other resources.
Childhood Hodgkins Disease from MD Anderson Cancer Center
Childhood leukemia: This article is billed as a progress report on leukemia.
www.leukemia-research.org /linksandresources.asp   (1901 words)

  
 Bristol University - Dorothy Hodgkin building - topping-out ceremony
Called the Dorothy Hodgkin Building after the University's Nobel Prize-winning fifth Chancellor, research in the laboratories will provide radical new approaches to the treatment of stress-related disorders, hormonal and psychiatric disease and Alzheimer's Disease.
A topping-out ceremony will be held at 11.30 am tomorrow [Friday, July 12] in the £18 million Dorothy Hodgkin building.
The University of Bristol already has an international reputation in the field of neuroendocrinology, but scientists are scattered across a number of buildings that offer no scope for expansion.
www.bris.ac.uk /news/2002/dorothyhodgkin.htm   (219 words)

  
 Three Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy - East Bay Radiation Oncology Center
Hodgkins lymphoma (Hodgkins disease) commonly affects lymph nodes in the neck or in the area between the lungs behind the breastbone.
Hodgkins lymphoma is often curable, allowing many people with the disease to live long lives after treatment.
Hodgkins lymphoma has two peak time frames: between the ages of 15 and 40 and in people over age 55.
ebroc.com /html/c_h_lymphoma.htm   (1208 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Hodgkin
Hodgkins Disease, less severe form of two types of cancer that arise in the lymphatic system (network of small vessels that carry lymph, a fluid...
Hodgkin, Thomas (1798–1866), English physician, who first recognized Hodgkin's disease.
Hodgkin was born in London and studied at Guy's Hospital,...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Hodgkin.html   (94 words)

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