Castleman disease (CD) is a disease of lymph nodes and related tissues. CD is also known as giant lymph node hyperplasia and angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia. Although not officially a cancer, one form of this disease acts very much like lymphoma (cancer of lymph nodes). If you (or a loved one) are worried about developing Castleman disease, have just been diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, the Detailed Guide can help you find the answers you need.
Circle Of Sharing™ helps cancer patients and their caregivers get personalized information about the disease, and share that information with family and friends.
Clinical trials are studies in which people volunteer to take part in tests of new drugs or procedures. Knowing all you can about clinical trials can help you feel better when deciding whether or not to take part in one.
Since the start of the 20th century, it has been known that certain infections play a role in cancer in animals. More recently, infection with certain viruses, bacteria, and parasites has been recognized as a risk factor for several types of cancer in humans.