“Lymphoma” is common in Thai people. self-observation advice

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Department of Medicine reveals that “lymphoma” is common in Thai people. If you feel any enlarged lymph nodes or abnormal symptoms, seek immediate medical attention, pointing out that the sooner you have access to treatment, the more likely you will be to heal.

Today (2 July 2022), Dr. Somsak Onramsilp, Director-General of the Medical Department, said that lymphoma is one of the 10 most common cancers in Thai people. It is found in the fifth most common in males and ninth in females. Each year there are approximately 4,300 new cancer cases and approximately 1,300 deaths, or 4 people per day. This type of cancer is found in all age groups. and will have a higher incidence as you get older

Lymphoma is a cancer of the hematological system. or blood disease Usually occurs with lymphatic tissue that is distributed throughout the body such as the neck, armpits, groin, crook of the arm, crook of the leg, in the chest cavity and in the abdomen, etc.

The exact cause of lymphoma is unknown. But from the data, it was found that it was linked to heredity. exposure to chemicals that can cause cancer, such as pesticides including a reduced immune system, such as AIDS, organ transplants Rheumatoid arthritis, etc.

Lymphoma Known Quickly, Cured

Dr. Sakan Bunnag, director of the National Cancer Institute, said the symptoms in the early stages were often enlarged lymph nodes. Which is easily found in the shallow area, can feel and may not feel pain, such as the neck, armpits, breast or groin. In addition, there may be other symptoms such as enlarged tonsils, night sweats, flatulence, liver and spleen. grow up for unknown reasons

In terms of treatment, it is necessary to consider the type of lymphoma, its stage, age and overall health condition of the patient. Treatment may consist of chemotherapy. or radiation therapy The team of medical specialists in each field will give advice to choose the most suitable treatment for the disease and condition of the patient.

In general, lymphoma patients diagnosed and treated at an early stage have good results. have a chance to be cured of the disease and can return to normal life

Currently, there is no method for screening for lymphoma in its early stages. Therefore, it is important to keep an eye out for any abnormalities in your own body. If you find any abnormal symptoms, you should consult a doctor.

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