Lymphomas are cancers that originate in white blood cells called lymphocytes. The two main types of lymphoma are Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). HL is the 26th most common cancer worldwide with 80,000 new diagnoses, according to Globocan 2018 estimates. 47,000 men were diagnosed, and 33,000 women were diagnosed. HL incidence rates vary globally, and Greece had the highest rate in the world, with the United States ranking #17.1
A few risk factors for Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL) include:2
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