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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Malignant Lymphoma Presented by Manny Ramos RN, MSN ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Malignant Lymphoma proliferation of lymphocytes, histocytes and precursors and derivatives Hodgkins disease Non-Hodgkins disease Sixth leading cause of cancer deaths in US ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Risk Factors Immunosuppression due to drug therapy Viruses: HTLV-1 and Epstein-Barr Occupational herbicide or chemical exposure ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 Hodgkins Disease Develops from single lymph node or chain of nodes and spreads to adjoining nodes Malignant cells are Reed-Sternberg cells which can invade almost any tissue in body (spleen, liver, lungs, digestive tract, CNS) Impaired immune response ___________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course NUR 2211 taught by Professor Judithclark during the Fall '11 term at Valencia.

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