September 30, 2014 | Technology Forecasts
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) refers to a large class of blood cancers that are predominately localized to tissues of the immune system (e.g., lymphatic system, skin). Approximately 60 NHL subtypes exist, which can be broadly divided into aggressive (i.e., fast-growing) and indolent (i.e., slow-growing) disease. Indolent NHLs compose approximately 40% of diagnosed NHLs and include the following (in order of frequency):1
The American Cancer Society has estimated that in the United States in 2013, about...