lymphoma vs leukemia?

Steve Holland gila005 at uabdpo.dpo.uab.edu
Thu Sep 9 20:46:23 EST 1993


In article <sspencer-090993151038 at ted.bocklabs.wisc.edu>,
sspencer at macc.wisc.edu (Stephan Spencer) wrote:
> 
> I was wondering if someone could delineate the difference between a
> lymphoma and leukemia.
> 
> Thanks.. 
> 
> Stephan Spencer
> University of Wisconsin, Biochemistry
> sspencer at macc.wisc.edu

A leukemia is a tumor that produces abnormal white blood cells in the 
bloodstream.  A lymphoma is a tumor of the lymph nodes that causes
lymph nodes to expand, invade other organs, and cause lymphoid
tissue to appear where it should not.  



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