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Lymphoma (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Jerry Balentine, DO, FACEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Wendy Hu, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Huntington Memorial Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors: Clarence Sarkodee-Adoo, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation, City of Hope Samaritan BMT Program; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Samuel Gross, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida; Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina; Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University.

REFERENCES:

Johnston, J. Martin. "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma." eMedicine.com. Dec. 5, 2008. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/987540-overview>.

United States. National Cancer Institute. U.S. National Institutes of Health. "Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma." Feb. 12, 2008. <http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/non-hodgkin-lymphoma>.


Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2011

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