Flashcards in Lymphoma and Myeloma Deck (5):
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