lymphoma, also called Hodgkin's disease, is a type of cancer that starts in
cells called lymphocytes. The disease can spread to nearby lymph nodes and in
later stages it may spread to the lungs, liver or bone marrow.
The cause of
the disease is unknown. However, in some cases it develops in people who have
weakened immune systems.
disease can be diagnosed with a biopsy.
sign of Hodgkin's disease is often an enlarged lymph node. Symptoms of Hodgkin's
disease can vary among individuals. Most often, these symptoms are not due to
Hodgkin's lymphoma range from I to IV.