Racial differences in three major NHL subtypes: Descriptive epidemiology

  title={Racial differences in three major NHL subtypes: Descriptive epidemiology},
  author={Yang Li and Yu Wang and Zhuoyue Wang and Danhui Yi and Shuangge Ma},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  volume={39 1},
BACKGROUND NHL (non-Hodgkin lymphoma) consists of over 60 subtypes, ranging from slow-growing to very aggressive. The three largest subtypes are DLBCL (diffuse large B-cell lymphoma), FL (follicular lymphoma), and CLL/SLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma). For each subtype, different racial groups have different presentations, etiologies, and prognosis patterns. METHODS SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) data on DLBCL, FL, and CLL/SLL patients diagnosed… CONTINUE READING


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