An evidence-based approach to the management of hodgkin's lymphoma

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Thomas Hodgkin reported the initial cases of this distinct malignant lymphoma in 1832. The term Hodgkin's disease (HD) was used because of the uncertainty as to whether this entity was a tumor or an infection. Based on the evidence proving that the Hodgkin Reed-Sternberg cell is a B cell, the term Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) is the correct term, although physicians are reluctant to change to this terminology

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOncology
Subtitle of host publicationAn Evidence-Based Approach
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)0387242910, 9780387242910
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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