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Hodgkin's disease. Light micrograph of cells from the spleen of a patient suffering from Hodgkin's disease, a cancer of the lymphatic system. It is seen here as the abundance of large, pale staining cells. Treatment is usually with a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. If the disease is diagnosed at an early stage, it can be completely cured. Symptoms include a swelling of a group of lymph nodes, fever and weight loss. Magnification unknown.
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