The non-Hodgkin lymphomas: a review of the epidemiologic literature.

@article{Alexander2007TheNL,
  title={The non-Hodgkin lymphomas: a review of the epidemiologic literature.},
  author={Dominik D. Alexander and Pamela J. Mink and Hans-olov Adami and Ellen T. Chang and Philip Z. Cole and Jack S. Mandel and Dimitirios Trichopoulos},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 Suppl 12},
  pages={1-39}
}
The non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL) are a heterogeneous group of B-cell and T-cell neoplasms that arise primarily in the lymph nodes. NHL incidence rates in the US doubled between about 1970 and 1990, and stabilized during the 1990s. NHL accounts for approximately 3.4% of cancer deaths in the US. Although some of the observed patterns in NHL have been related to HIV/AIDS, these conditions cannot fully explain the magnitude of the changes; neither do changes in classification systems nor improved… CONTINUE READING
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