Non-Hodgkin lymphoma describes a group of cancers which arise from lymphocytes which are a type of white blood cell. The non-Hodgkin lymphomas are a diverse group of diseases with varying courses, treatments, and prognoses.
Doctors can diagnose this condition with the use of a biopsy of the involved tissue. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma often occurs in such areas of the body as the spleen, lymph nodes or tonsils or any other areas associated with the lymphatic system. If you or a close friend or family member have recently been diagnosed with this condition, or you are simple interested in this condition and would like to find out more then you might consider seeing what information you can find via the world wide web. One web page that you might like to check out can be found at www.lymphoma-faq.org. This well organized, sympathetic and informative web site answers many of the frequently asked questions about Non Hodgkin lymphoma.