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Lymphoma Research Foundation Scientific Advisory Board Chair, Leo I. Gordon, MD, FACP (Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University) discusses clinical trials, their benefit and low enrollment. More >

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Welcome to Focus on FL

The website is designed to provide helpful information and resources to patients, caregivers, physicians, and others affected by follicular lymphoma (FL).

We invite you to browse the website to learn more about follicular lymphoma and the resources offered by the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

Getting the Facts

Follicular Lymphoma is typically a slow-growing, or indolent, form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that arises from B-lymphocytes, making it a B-cell lymphoma. This cancer, which accounts for roughly 20 percent to 30 percent of all NHL cases, usually takes several years to develop.

Recent Research

Recent research into follicular lymphoma has led to significant advancements in the understanding of the disease. Research continues on multiple fronts to develop better treatments for patients. We hope you will find the information presented here useful in understanding your disease and discussing it with your healthcare team.

Ask the Doctor

LRF's Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma program is a national series of community based-programs which provide updates on lymphoma and new treatment options for patients.


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