Lymphoma Cancer: Hodgkin’s vs. Non-Hodgkin’s: Both adult Hodgkin lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma are types of cancer that develop in the lymphatic system, part of the body's immune system. The difference between Hodgkin lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is that the cancer develops in different lymphocytes.
Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system. Symptoms and signs include weight loss, swollen lymph nodes, rash, night sweats, fever, and tiredness. Treatment may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, plasmapheresis, immunotherapy, watchful waiting, antibiotic therapy, surgery, and/or stem cell transplant.