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Lymphoma Facts

  • Every five minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with lymphoma #LightItRed
  • Lymphoma is the most common blood cancer in adults and the third most common cancer among children #LightItRed
  • More than 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with a type of #lymphoma each year #LightItRed
  • There are nearly one million in the U.S. living with, or in remission from, #lymphoma #LightItRed
  • There are more than 70 subtypes of #lymphoma #LightItRed
  • #Lymphoma may develop in many parts of the body, including the lymph nodes, spleen, bone marrow, blood or other organs #LightItRed
  • Research has led to advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Hodgkin #lymphoma, resulting in 80% of patients being cured #LightItRed
  • Diffuse large B-cell #lymphoma is the most common form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, accounting for 1/3 of newly diagnosed cases #LightItRed
  • Non-Hodgkin #lymphomas are divided into two major groups: B-cell lymphoma and T-cell lymphomas #LightItRed
  • Lymphoma accounts for nearly 1-in-5 cancer diagnosis among young people #LightItRed

Other Facts

  • September is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month #LightItRed
  • September 15 is World #Lymphoma Awareness Day. Many buildings and landmarks will #LightItRed to raise awareness: lymphoma.org/lightitred

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