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The exact cause of non-Hodgkin lymphoma is unknown. It's more common in people who have a weakened immune system.
The main treatments for non-Hodgkin lymphoma are chemotherapy, radiotherapy and anti-cancer medicines called monoclonal antibodies.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system, a network of vessels and glands found throughout your body.
The main symptom of non-Hodgkin lymphoma is swollen lymph glands, usually in the neck, armpit or groin, that do not go away.
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