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What is the connection between Lymphoma and

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What is the connection between Lymphoma and Leukemia? Can the one progress to the other, i.e. Lymphoma to Leukemia.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DoogleNK replied 8 years ago.
Leukemia is a white cell cancer where the cancerous cells are proliferating in blood & causing an abundance of immature white cells .

In a lymphoma, the cancerous cells are proliferating in the lymph nodes & lymphatic system.

A lymphoma can get transformed into a leukemia when the cancer cells of lymphoma can spill over & proliferate in blood causing an abundance of immature white cells .

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