Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Epidemiology and Etiology

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is the fifth most common malignancy in the US, with an estimated 77,240 new cases in 2020.1 Risk factors include immunodeficiency, autoimmune disorders, bacterial infections (H. pylori, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Chlamydia psittaci), viral infections (HIV, EBV, HHV8, and human T-lymphotropic virus-1), and immunosuppression in the setting of previous solid organ transplantation.

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Epidemiology and Etiology

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is the fifth most common malignancy in the US, with an estimated 77,240 new cases in 2020.1 Risk factors include immunodeficiency, autoimmune disorders, bacterial infections (H. pylori, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Chlamydia psittaci), viral infections (HIV, EBV, HHV8, and human T-lymphotropic virus-1), and immunosuppression in the setting of previous solid organ transplantation.

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