Last Updated : 1/4/2011
Bharat R Agarwal


are the third most common childhood cancers of which 40% are Hodgkin's disease. It is a

lymphocytic cancer

originating from B or T lymphocytes. It is characterized by pleomorphic lymphocytic infiltrate with malignant multinucleated giant cells Reed-Sternberg cells).

Contributor Information and Disclosures

Bharat R Agarwal
Pediatric Hematologist- Oncologist, Division of Pediatric Hem-Onco, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India

First Created : 1/4/2001


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