is a type of cancer. It can develop when a type of white blood cell called a lymphocyte starts to grow in an abnormal, uncontrolled way.
Lymphomas are the most common group of cancers in teenagers and young adults. Around 1 in 5 young people diagnosed with cancer have lymphoma.
About lymphoma in children and young people Lymphomas are the most common cancers in teenagers and young adults (15 to 24 years old) and the third most.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is less common than Hodgkin lymphoma in young adults, but the risk of NHL goes up as people get older. There are many types.
Objective To examine differences in non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) survival between young adults and children/adolescents. Design Survival.