Sarah O'Leary-Driscoll; Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma occurs when new lymphocytes keep dividing, while the older ones do not die, creating a surplus of lymphocytes and resulting in swollen lymph nodes. The cancer proliferates with the help of angiogenesis and the oncogene CMYC. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies is becoming increasingly popular.
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