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Can children develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Although more common in adults, children can develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In fact, there is a sub-type of B-cell non-Hodgkin called Burkitt's lymphoma that most commonly develops in children and young adults. Children often differ in symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma as well.

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