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Non Hodgkins Lymphoma
...  lymphoma refers to a cancer originating in the lymphatic system. This type of cancer creates 30 different forms of itself while also attacking in 30 equally-diverse ways. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is more almost ten times more common than its counterpart, Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This is because the latter is a more specific type of cancer than the former. Since 1970,  ...

Stomach Cancer
...  or pancreas. The cancer cells will then go to the bloodstream and infect the liver before it goes into other organs. The lymph nodes may also be involved since the cancer cells would pass by the lymphatic system. What Causes Stomach Cancer? The exact cause of stomach cancer remains the subject of debate up to this very day. Doctors still remain unsure regarding who exactly are the ones most  ...

Lymph Nodes
...  lymph nodes are small but essential parts of the human lymphatic system, which forms part of the bigger human immune system. The nodes are actually filters that are useful in taking out harmful particles from the body and in fighting off bacteria. When ill, some people may notice that one or more of their lymph nodes are swollen. This is because the nodes are working overtime in order to have  ...

Lymph Fluid
...  lymphatic capillaries are the ones that create the beginning of what is known as the lymphatic system. It is these lymphatic capillaries which are close-ended tubular formations that create large and intricate networks within the intercellular spaces of most of our body’s tissue. One example of this would have to be within the villi within our small intestines. It is here that  ...

Thymus
...  body is growing. In an adult body, the thymus is filled with a lot of fatty tissues and fibrous connective tissue strands. The thymus is classified to be a part of both the endocrine system and the lymphatic system. The thymus produces lymphocytes called T-cells. T-cells help the body fight infections by boosting the immune system. A hormone called thymosin is in charge of facilitating the  ...


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