Radiation therapy kills cancer cells. It’s used in the early stages of cancer treatment or after it has started to spread.
Blood cancers affect blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes. Cancerous cells prevent your blood from carrying out its normal functions.
The main difference between Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma is that the cancer affects different white blood cells.
Any medical procedure or treatment involving the use of radiation carries risks, including skin irritation and associated pain. Before proceeding with treatment, you should discuss the risks and benefits of the treatment with an appropriately qualified health practitioner. Individual treatment outcomes and experiences will vary.
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