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What Is Hodgkin Lymphoma?
Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's one of the most curable forms of cancer.
Hodgkin lymphoma is named for Dr. Thomas Hodgkin, who first noted a trend of cancer cases in the lymph nodes in 1832. The disease was called Hodgkin's disease until it was officially renamed Hodgkin lymphoma in the late 20th century.
More information is provided on the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada website. For more information click the link below.