Lymphoma is a cancer that affects the immune system. Although lymphoma is a serious disease, good treatment options are available.
Hodgkin lymphoma (or Hodgkin disease) is a type of cancer. Find out more about diagnosis, treatments and symptoms.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer affecting about 5,000 Australians per year, including children. Learn about its symptoms and treatment.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that develops in the white blood cells. One of the more common childhood cancers, it can grow quickly but is often curable.
Eye cancer develops when abnormal cells in the eye grow and divide uncontrollably. Eye cancer can be hard to treat, but it is rare in Australia.
Human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a virus that infects T-cells, white blood cells that form part of the immune system. Learn more here.
What is a haematologist?
A haematologist is a specialist doctor who treats conditions that affect the blood – such as leukaemia and haemophilia – and the organs that make the blood.
Lymph nodes filter blood and fight infection. They also play an important role in cancer diagnosis. Find out more about lymph nodes and how they work.
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) tends to develop slowly, so you could have CLL for years without noticing any symptoms or needing treatment. Learn more here.
Breast reconstruction with latissimus dorsi flap
A breast reconstruction with latissimus dorsi flap is an operation to recreate a breast shape. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.