Know the cancer that originates in the immune system

Know the cancer that originates in the immune system

Lymphoma is born from a mutation in the lymph node, a small cell responsible for filtering harmful substances into the human body.

Victory SheetVictory SheetTumor originates in the lymphatic system and is formed by a network of vesselsIn addition to success, actors Edson Celulari and Reynaldo Gianecchini and Brazilian novelist Gloria Perez have in common the victory in the fight against the same form of cancer, lymphoma.Divided into two types, Hodgkin's tumor and non-Hodgkin's, it originates in the lymphatic system - which is part of the immune system - formed by a network of vessels and lymph nodes (small cells responsible for filtering substances harmful to the human body). ).This network goes from head to toe, collecting fluids, viruses and bacteria and other tissue waste and delivering oxygen, nutrients and white blood cells (all of which help fight infections).As explained by the radio-oncologist of the Institute of Radiotherapy Victoria (IRV) Augusto Moura Freitas, when a lymph node mutates and becomes a malignant cell, with capacity to grow and spread, cancer is born.This Saturday (15), we reme...


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