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HL: Another name for Hodgkin's Disease.
HL (condition): A type of lymphoma, a cancer affecting lymph tissue, lymph nodes and the lymphatic system.
HL: Hodgkin's disease is one of a group of cancers called lymphomas.
Lymphoma is a general term for cancers that develop in the
system. Hodgkin's disease, an uncommon lymphoma,
accounts for less than 1 percent of all cases of cancer in
this country. Other cancers of the lymphatic system are called
More information on medical condition: Hodgkin's Disease:
1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Hodgkin's Disease: NCI
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