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What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

... cancer of lymphocytes that tends to progress slowly. It accounts for about 2%
of all leukemias. The cancer cells are a type of B lymphocyte but are ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-what-is-cll

What is Hodgkin disease?

... These cells are usually an abnormal type of B lymphocyte. Reed-Sternberg
cells are much larger than normal lymphocytes and also look different ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/hodgkindisease/detailedguide/hodgkin-disease-what-is-hodgkin-disease

What is non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children?

... The 2 main types of lymphocytes are B lymphocytes (B cells) and T lymphocytes
(T cells). ... Bone marrow lymphocytes are mainly B cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphomainchildren/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-in-children-non-hodgkin-lymphomain-children

What is non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

... Both types of lymphocytes can develop into lymphoma cells, but B-cell
lymphomas are ... can develop from each type of lymphocyte, based on ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-what-is-non-hodgkin-lymphoma

What is acute lymphocytic leukemia?

... mature, infection-fighting cells. The 2 main types of lymphocytes are
B lymphocytes (B cells) and T lymphocytes (T cells). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutelymphocyticallinadults/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-lymphocytic-what-is-all

What is lymphoma of the skin?

... B lymphocytes (B cells): B cells normally help protect the body against germs
(bacteria or viruses) by making proteins called antibodies. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphomaoftheskin/detailedguide/lymphoma-of-the-skin-what-is-lymphoma-of-the-skin

What is non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

... main kind of cell found in lymphoid tissue is a type of white blood cell called
the lymphocyte. There are 2 main types of lymphocytes: B cells and T ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/overviewguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-overview-what-is-non-hodgkin-lymphoma

What is acute myeloid leukemia?

... infection-fighting cells. The 2 main types of lymphocytes are known as
B lymphocytes (B cells) and T lymphocytes (T cells). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-myeloid-myelogenous-what-is-aml

What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

... B lymphocytes protect the body from invading germs. B lymphocytes are the
cells that most often develop into chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/overviewguide/leukemia-cll-overview-what-is-cll

What is Hodgkin disease?

... Almost all cases of Hodgkin disease start in B lymphocytes. ... Nodular lymphocyte
predominant Hodgkin disease (NLPHD), which makes up about 5 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/hodgkindisease/overviewguide/hodgkin-disease-overview-what-is-hodgkin-disease