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What are lymphomas?

Lymphomas originate from dysfunction following the common lymphoid progenitor cells. As this pathway produces T cells and B cells: 90% are B cell tumours, 10% are NK or T cell tumours.


What are the signs of lymphoma?

PAIN ON DRINKING ALCOHOL, lymphadenopathy, fever, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, itching,


What is a myeloma?

A malignant neoplasm of plasma cells


What is the aetiology of myeloma?

70+ black males


What is the common presentation of myeloma?

Paraprotein in their serum (blood)