How Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Affects Your Body & Risk Factors to Know | Stanford

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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) is one of the most common cancers in the United States. It’s important to know about NHL and its risk factors so you are prepared to recognize and treat this condition if you or your loved ones are affected. Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran discusses the following topics in this video:
0:00 Introduction
0:26 What is lymphoma?
1:05 What is NHL?
1:31 What are risk factors for NHL?
2:54 What parts of my body will be impacted by NHL?
3:38 What are B-cells, T-cells, and NK cells?

The information in this video was accurate as of the upload date, 11/24/2021. For information purposes only. Consult your local medical authority or your healthcare practitioner for advice.

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Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran is a Medical Oncologist and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology at Stanford, and serves as the Medical Director of Cancer Care Services for the Stanford Cancer Center.

This video is a production of the Stanford Center for Health Education team, in collaboration with Stanford Medicine, Stanford Center for Professional Development, and Stanford Medicine Education Technology Team.

At the Stanford Center for Health Education, we believe that expanding access to engaging education has the power to change behaviors, improve health, and ultimately save lives.

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Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information.

Keywords: lymphoma,non-hodgkin lymphoma

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  1. My cancer doctor says it's not curable and a person could die more from old age and still have the Lymphoma

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