The no-name cancer

Published: December, 2008

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma may not have much name recognition, but it's common and — the good news — often treatable, if not curable.

Unlike the cancers that affect the breast, lung, or prostate, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma isn't very well known and is even less well understood by the public. That non- prefix may be one reason why: anything named for what it is not is bound to furrow brows.

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