Aggressive (fast-growing) B-cell NHL

Some types of NHL grow faster than others. NHL is called aggressive (fast growing) when the lymphoma cells are dividing quickly. This can be seen when the cells are looked at under a microscope after a biopsy has been done.

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Most patients with aggressive lymphomas are treated successfully and stay in remission (no evidence of lymphoma) for a long time or can be cured. Prognosis depends on many factors, including THE type of lymphoma, the stage of lymphoma and general health.

Aggressive B-cell subtypes

Some B cell subtypes are explained below:

  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)
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  • Double-hit lymphoma (triple-hit)
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  • Primary Mediastinal B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL)
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  • Grey zone lymphoma (GZL)
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  • Burkitt’s lymphoma (BL)
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  • Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)
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  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL)
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  • B-cell acute leukaemia-lymphoma (B-ALL)
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