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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (Adults)

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (sometimes called NHL, or just lymphoma) is a cancer that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. This information is about NHL in adults. (See Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children for information on pediatric NHL.)