Jul 14, 2023

4 Things to Know About Marginal Zone Lymphoma

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Lymphoma is often thought of as a cancer of lymph nodes, but it’s actually a cancer of the lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are white blood cells that manage inflammation in the body.

Chronic inflammation can sometimes lead to a lymphoma known as marginal zone lymphoma.

Marginal zone lymphoma is a rare, slow-growing B-cell lymphoma. Because it’s so rare, marginal zone lymphoma is often treated like other subtypes of B-cell lymphomas, and new treatment options are often explored through clinical trials that group marginal zone lymphoma with other B-cell lymphoma subtypes.

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