non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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non-Hodg·kin lymphoma

 (nŏn′hŏj′kĭn) or non-Hodg·kin's lymphoma (-kĭnz)
Any of a large group of lymphomas that can be slow-growing or fast-growing, involve malignancies of either B cells or T cells, and are typically distinguished from Hodgkin lymphoma by the absence of Reed-Sternberg cells. Symptoms include enlarged lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss.
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This dose escalation study is designed to measure safety and efficacy of a single dose of Oncolym(R) in intermediate and high grade Non Hodgkins Lymphoma.
Barry Wessels, Professor of Radiation Oncology at Case Western Reserve University and an investigator for a previous Techniclone sponsored Oncolym(R) clinical trial stated "Oncolym(R) has shown some promising results in our previous clinical experience and it could offer a new treatment option to patients with intermediate or high grade Non Hodgkins Lymphoma.

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