Hodgkin disease: This is a cancer that develops in the lymph system (lymphoma), part of the body's immune system. Because there is lymph tissue in many areas of the body, Hodgkin disease can start in almost any part of the body
The disease most often develops on the background of good health and the absence of any complaints. Mild and non-permanent signs of the disease may hinder early diagnosis. The main symptoms of Hodgkin's lymphoma which causes the patient to seek medical attention are: Painless swelling of subcutaneous lymph nodes in the neck, armpits or groin, Cough and shortness of breath. e and weakness, Periodic hyperthermia, often accompanied by chills, Night sweats, , Decreased appetite and significant weight loss, Increased sensitivity to the effects of alcohol, which is manifested by pain in the lymph nodes after its use Repeated bacterial, viral and fungal infections characterized by its severity.
Treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma is tailored to disease type, disease stage, and an assessment of the risk of resistant disease. Hodgkin lymphoma is considered to be a curable malignancy, but therapies for this disease can have significant long-term toxicity. General treatment modalities include radiation therapy, induction chemotherapy, About 9,050 new cases (3,950 in females and 5,100 in males) About 1,150 deaths (490 females, 660 males) from this cancer Hodgkin disease can occur in both children and adults. It is most common in early adulthood (ages 15 to 40, especially in a person’s 20s), survival rates have improved in the past few decades. The 1-year relative survival rate for all patients diagnosed with Hodgkin disease is now about 92%; the 5-year and 10-year survival rates are about 85% and 80%, respectively. Certain factors such as the stage (extent) of Hodgkin disease and a person’s age affect these rates.