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It is estimated that 74,340 new cases of lymphoma will occur in 2008–8,220 cases of Hodgkin lymphoma and 66,120 cases of non-Hodgkin.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2008. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2008. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/2008cafffinalsecuredpdf.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2008
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2008
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
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  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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