Expert interpretation of chromosome abnormalities
Lymphomas are among the most complex diseases to recognize and diagnose because they are pathologically complex, with features that overlap with reactive/inflammatory conditions and other nonhematologic malignancies.
By The Numbers
There are currently over 30 identified subtypes of T-cell neoplasms, which can make diagnosis difficult.
T-cell malignancies account for approximately 12% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL).
Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma is the seventh most common type of cancer in the U.S.
Clinical Expertise in Lymphomas
To assist clinicians with lymphoma diagnosis, Mayo Clinic has a highly experienced, 9-member hematopathology section focusing on lymphoma diagnosis, which diagnoses more than 3,000 lymphoma cases per year.
Dr. Paul Kurtin, Consultant in Hematopathology, provides an overview of the lymphoma consultation services available through Mayo Clinic Laboratories.
High grade B-cell lymphoma with MYC and BCL2 and/or BCL6 rearrangements (HGBL-DH/TH) is a newly defined entity in the latest World Health Organization Classification.