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Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

  • Hans T. Chung
  • Stephen L. Shiao
  • Naomi R. Schechter
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Abstract

Epidemiology Incidence/mortality in the US for 2008 is 8,220/1,350. Males slightly greater than females (1.1:1). Bimodal peak: ages 25–30 and >55. First-degree relatives of patients have fivefold increase in risk for Hodgkin’s disease. Associated with Epstein–Barr virus, which is associated with mixed cellularity subtype. EBV DNA has been detected in Reed-Sternberg cells. Associated with HIV infection.

Keywords

Slip Capital Femoral Epiphysis Bulky Disease Total Lymphoid Irradiation Extranodal Disease Stanford Versus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans T. Chung
    • 1
  • Stephen L. Shiao
    • 2
  • Naomi R. Schechter
    • 2
  1. 1.Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer CentreUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Radiation OncologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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