Proton Therapy Treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma
Hodgkin Lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system. Located in the lymph nodes, it is most often found in children and young adults and compromises the body’s ability to fight infection. Most patients are diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 35 and typically have a family history of lymphoma.
A Cancer in the Cells of the Immune System
Hodgkin Lymphoma originates in cells within the part of the immune system known as the lymphatic system. Because lymphatic tissue is in many parts of the body, Hodgkin Lymphoma can begin almost anywhere.