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Lymphoma occurs when abnormal cells in the body’s lymphatic system grow in an uncontrolled way.
The lymphatic system is part of the immune system and is made up of:
The immune system also includes tissues such as bone marrow, tonsils and the spleen.
Approximately 70–80% of lymphomas develop in the lymph nodes and the rest develop outside of the lymph nodes.
There are two main types of lymphoma:
Please click on the above links for more information on each type of lymphoma cancer.
1 in 3
men will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75
is the leading cause of death of children by disease
1 in 4
women will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75
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Cancer in Australia 2017, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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