Hodgkin lymphoma can occur at any age but people aged 20 to 40 are at high risk. Weight loss, persistent cough, fever and itching in the skin are also its symptoms.
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Cancer is becoming such a common disease, which is taking the youth too. One such shocking case has come to light in Derby city of England. Here a 23 year old party lover girl had no idea that she cancer (Cancer) is in the grip of. This girl was thinking that she is facing alcohol allergy but after 9 months when she came to know about her cancer, as if the ground slipped from her feet. This girl named Izzie Flechan was suffering from constant headache and chest pain.
Detected about dangerous cancer in the test
Izzy Fletcher, 23, from the city of Derby, started complaining of ‘splitting’ headaches and chest pains whenever she drank alcohol last March. When this girl got the test done, she came to know about Hodgkin lymphoma. Let us tell you that this is a cancer that affects the body’s immune system. This girl says that she has always loved partying. Easy Fletcher has started his chemo therapy from this week itself and is expected to recover soon.
How dangerous is Hodgkin lymphoma
Hodgkin lymphoma is a very rare cancer. Please tell that only 2100 people from the whole of Britain and 9 thousand people from all over America are suffering from this. It develops in the lymphatic system. This happens when B-lymphocytes — (a type of immune cell made from bone marrow) multiply themselves abnormally and collect in parts of the lymphatic system such as lymph nodes. According to doctors, the most common symptom of this cancer is swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck or groin.
Along with this, weight loss, persistent cough, fever and itching in the skin are also its symptoms. Although this cancer can happen at any age, but people between the ages of 20 and 40 are at high risk. However, this cancer can be treated.