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.
Touted to “streamline approvals for critical medicines and get life-saving cures to cancer patients more quickly” by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the 21st Century Cures Act is heading for the Senate.
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).