Famous People with Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a type of solid neoplasm that originates in lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell in the vertebrate immune system). They often originate in lymph nodes, presenting as an enlargement of the node (a tumor). Lymphomas are closely related to lymphoid leukemias, which also originate in lymphocytes but do not form tumors. There are many types of lymphomas, and in turn, lymphomas are a part of the broad group of diseases called hematological neoplasms. ...more from Wikipedia

Fast Facts:

  • Many famous people have battled against lymphoma.
  • There are many biographies available online about celebrities who battled this disease.
  • There are also stories of famous people directly affected with lymphoma through a loved one with the disease.