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Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a cancer that affects the immune system. Although lymphoma is a serious disease, good treatment options are available.

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Hodgkin lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma (or Hodgkin disease) is a type of cancer. Find out more about diagnosis, treatments and symptoms.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer affecting about 5,000 Australians per year, including children. Learn about its symptoms and treatment.

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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.

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Eye cancer

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.

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HTLV-1 infection

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.

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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.

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Lymph nodes

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.

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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.

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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.

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