Author | David Straus, MD

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Cancer Management Chapter 26: Hodgkin lymphoma

March 12, 2010

In 2009 approximately 8,510 new cases of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) will be diagnosed in the United States. Over the past 4 decades, advances in radiation therapy and the advent of combination chemotherapy have tripled the cure rate of patients with HL. In 2009, more than 80% of all newly diagnosed patients can expect a normal, disease-free life span.

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

January 01, 2005

In the year 2005, approximately 8,000 new cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL)will be diagnosed in the United States. Over the past 4 decades, advances inradiation therapy and the advent of combination chemotherapy have tripledthe cure rate of patients with HL. In 2005, more than 80% of all newly diagnosedpatients can expect a normal, disease-free life span.