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lymphocyte

[lim-fo-site] a type of white blood cell that helps the body fight infection. See also white blood cells.

Treating nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin disease ...

... Next Topic. Treating Hodgkin disease in children. Treating nodular
lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin disease (NLPHD). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/hodgkindisease/detailedguide/hodgkin-disease-treating-nlphd

What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

... The cancer cells are large and have features of either T lymphocytes
or natural killer (NK) cells (another type of lymphocyte). ...

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

What is non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

... Both types of lymphocytes can develop into lymphoma cells, but B-cell ... types
of lymphoma 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 lymphoma of the skin?

... Both types of lymphocytes can develop into lymphoma cells. ... Different types
of lymphoma can develop from each type of lymphocyte. ...

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

What is non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children?

... Lymphoma is a type of cancer that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which
are part of the body's immune system. ... Lymphocytes. ...

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

What is Hodgkin disease?

... cells are usually an abnormal type of B lymphocyte. Under a microscope,
Reed-Sternberg cells are much larger than normal lymphocytes and also ...

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

What is acute lymphocytic leukemia?

... Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), also called acute lymphoblastic leukemia,
is a cancer that starts from white blood cells called lymphocytes in the ...

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

What is acute myeloid leukemia?

... Most cases of AML develop from cells that would turn into white blood cells
(other than lymphocytes), but some cases of AML develop in other types ...

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

What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

... Blood stem cells go through a series of changes to make new blood cells
and lymphocytes. ... There are 2 types of lymphocytes: ...

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

August 2006

... But success at having the lymphocytes survive and grow after they were ... Both
patients responded to the gene/lymphocyte therapy, and both are ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2006/08/default.aspx