Hodgkin's Disease is not a Cancer - Cancer
1 Hodgkin’s Disease is not a Cancer Hodgkin’s disease was discovered in the 19th century by Hodgkin. Last century it was regarded as a chronic inflammation which may become a (Hodgkin’s) lymphoma. Clinically and epidemiologically it differs from lymphoma. Currently without any justification it is regarded as a lymphoma. Which is false since Hodgkin’s disease is neither a lymphoma nor a cancer. Here how I view cancer: 1. All cancers progress along the same trajectory 2. Cancer starts as an inflammation of an organ or field which ultimately may become malignant. 3. Tissues are composed of units, each