We found this fascinating article regarding research being conducted by the Mayo Clinic on cancer cells and their activities. Essentially, they believe they may have uncovered certain mechanisms that control the cellular growth of tumor cells in aggressive forms of cancer. While they stress this is not a magic bullet, it is certainly an intriguing step in moving towards isolating potential seeds of a future solution.
The following provides information on kidney cancer, one of the 15 health conditions covered by the VA for Camp Lejeune victims. Information is compiled from various sources, including the Kidney Cancer Association, Mayo Clinic, American Cancer Society, NIH, and others.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (also known as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, NHL, or sometimes just lymphoma) is a cancer that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. Lymphocytes are in the lymph nodes and other lymphoid tissues (such as the spleen and bone marrow).