A few minutes ago it was announced death of the driver Fernando del Solar who suffered from a type of cancer. It is about Hodgkin’s lymphoma that originates when the cells begin to grow without control.
The lymphomas they are cancers that begin in white blood cells called lymphocytes and there are two types: Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
They both come from two types different from cells. They behave, spread and respond to treatment differently.
Where does Hodgkin lymphoma start?
The knitting Lymphatic is in different parts of the body so it can originate anywhere. Some of them are:
- lymph nodes.
- Lymphatic vessels.
- Bone marrow.
- Digestive tract.
With frequency Hodgkin lymphoma starts more in the nodes of the upper part of the body. Its most frequent locations are the chest, neck or under the arms.
During the stage advanced stage of the disease could invade the bloodstream. If this occurs, the disease spreads to other parts of the body such as the liver, lungs, or bone marrow.
These are the subtypes of Hodgkin’s lymphoma:
- nodular sclerosis.
- mixed cellularity.
- lymphocyte predominance.
- lymphocyte depletion.
The first It originates in the lymph nodes in the neck and under the arm. It can occur at any age. However, it is more common in men than in women.