Screening/Prevention Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

What’s New in the Management of Lymphoma? (March 2, 2015)

What’s New in the Management of Lymphoma? Cancers that begin in cells of the lymph system are referred to as malignant lymphomas. Lymphomas range from aggressive to slow growing or indolent and can be... Continue Reading

September Is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month (September 5, 2014)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of blood cancer educational programs for national blood cancer awareness month. As the month of September brings blood... Continue Reading

Link Between Allergies and Blood Cancers in Women (January 1, 2014)

Researchers have found a link between airborne allergies and the risk of blood cancers in women, according to the results of a study published in the American Journal of Hematology. Cancer research has... Continue Reading

Celiac Disease Associated with Higher Risk of Lymphoma (September 4, 2013)

Individuals with celiac disease have an increased risk of lymphoma, particularly if they have a condition known as persistent villous atrophy, according to the results of a large cohort study published... Continue Reading

Aspirin Continues to Look Promising for Cancer Prevention (March 26, 2012)

A combined analysis of 51 randomized trials found that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of new cancer diagnoses as well as the risk of cancer death. These results were published in The Lancet. A growing... Continue Reading

Organ Transplant Recipients Have Increased Cancer Risk (November 9, 2011)

People who have received a solid organ transplant (such as a kidney or liver) are twice as likely as people in the general population to develop cancer. These results were published in the Journal of the... Continue Reading

Greater Cancer Risk Among Taller Women (July 28, 2011)

Taller women may have an increased risk of developing certain cancers. Overall, cancer risk increases by 16% for every 4-inch increase in height. These findings were recently reported in Lancet Oncology. Greater... Continue Reading

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer (July 15, 2011)

People who are at high risk of cancer as a result of their family history may be advised to undergo earlier or more intensive cancer screening. Because family history of cancer can change over time, it’s... Continue Reading

Many Patients with “Chemo Brain” Recover within Five Years (May 23, 2011)

A study of “chemo brain”—the foggy thinking and forgetfulness that patients may experience after chemotherapy—suggests that the condition improves substantially over time for a majority of patients.... Continue Reading

Regular Use of Acetaminophen May Increase Risk of Blood Cancers (May 13, 2011)

Long-term, regular use of acetaminophen (Tylenol®) may increase the risk of leukemia and lymphoma. These results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Some studies have suggested that use... Continue Reading

Fewer Lung Cancer Deaths Among Women (April 11, 2011)

The lung cancer death rate among women appears to be declining for the first time in 40 years, according to an annual report published by multiple institutions. Findings from the report were recently released... Continue Reading

FDA Warns of Possible Link between Breast Implants and Rare Cancer (February 2, 2011)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported a possible link between breast implants and a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). Worldwide, an... Continue Reading

Hepatitis B Virus Linked with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (August 17, 2010)

Individuals with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection may have an increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), according to findings recently published in The Lancet Oncology. Hepatitis... Continue Reading

High Circulating Vitamin D Levels Don’t Reduce Risk of Less Common Cancers (July 13, 2010)

High levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream do not appear to reduce the risk of seven less common cancers: endometrial, esophageal, stomach, ovarian, pancreatic, kidney, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In... Continue Reading

Number of Obesity-related Cancers Is Growing (September 24, 2009)

In 2008, excess body weight was responsible for over 124,000 new cancer diagnoses in Europe. These results were presented at a major European cancer conference. Obesity is increasingly being recognized... Continue Reading

September Is National Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month (August 28, 2009)

As the month of September brings leukemia and lymphoma into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of these diseases, including their prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment... Continue Reading

Understanding Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (August 7, 2009)

Dr. John Hainsworth of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute explains the different types of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Q: Welcome to Understanding Cancer.  Today we are speaking with Dr. John Hainsworth,... Continue Reading

Cyclophosphamide May Increase Cancer Risk Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (March 10, 2008)

Cyclophosphamide May Increase Cancer Risk Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis A large study conducted in Canada reveals that patients who are treated for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with the drug... Continue Reading

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