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Lymphoma what is it How fast does it spread. What is the chemo

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Lymphoma what is it? How fast does it spread. What is the chemo called "Red Devil" What are the side affects.
Lymphoma is a cancer of lymphatic system. There are two main types of lymphoma one is Hodgkin's and other is non-hodgkin's. These are spread throughout the body systems. It depends on the type and grade of lymphoma. High grade spread fastly and low grade spread slowly. Red devil chemo drug is called Doxorubicin which is red in colour and can cause serious side effects thats why called it red devil. The side effects are many but few important ones are

Hair loss
Bruising and recurrent infections
Skin rashes
Heart muscle damage

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