An upward trend is especially apparent in kidney, liver, and thyroid cancer and in melanoma and lymphoma.
Demicheli also had been a physicist but had switched to oncology research after his wife died of Hodgkin lymphoma in 1976.
She had just recovered from lymphoma and was 35, a Harvard grad.
lymphoma lym·pho·ma (lĭm-fō'mə)
n. pl. lym·pho·mas or lym·pho·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
Any of various usually malignant neoplasms of lymphatic and reticuloendothelial tissues that occur as circumscribed solid tumors and that are composed of cells that resemble lymphocytes, plasma cells, or histiocytes. Also called malignant lymphoma.
Plural lymphomas or lymphomata (lĭm-fō'mə-tə)
Any of various usually malignant tumors that arise in the lymph nodes or other lymphatic tissues, often manifested by painless enlargement of one or more lymph nodes. See also Hodgkin's disease.