Definitions for "Hodgkin's disease"
A morbid condition characterized by progressive anæmia and enlargement of the lymphatic glands; -- first described by Dr. Hodgkin, an English physician.
A type of cancer that affects the lymph nodes which are a part of our body's immune system. Hodgkin's disease is a type of lymphoma. This cancer occurs most frequently in young adults.
A cancer of the lymphatic system. It is a type of lymphoma. There are two main types of lymphoma: Hodgkin's disease and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Hodgkin's Disease is often very successfully treated, even when it has spread from where it started.