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Burkitt's Lymphoma

Burkitt's Lymphoma | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the disease?

Nothing can be done to prevent this cancer.

What are the long-term effects of the disease?

Burkitt lymphoma is an aggressive cancer. Once it appears, the cancerous cells grow very quickly. If it is not treated, Burkitt lymphoma leads to death.

What are the risks to others?

There is no risk to others from a person with Burkitt lymphoma or any other cancer.

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Burkitt's Lymphoma: Diagnosis & Tests


Burkitt's Lymphoma: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: Miriam P. Rogers, EdD, RN, AOCN, CNS
Reviewer: Fern Carness, RN, MPH
Date Reviewed: 02/11/02

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