Is NHL/B-cell lymphoma more common in men or women?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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NHL is more common in men: the reported incidence is 23.7 cases per 100,000 population in men, compared with 16.0 cases per 100,000 population in women. However, the incidence of NHL in some anatomic sites, such as the thyroid, may be higher in women. [2]


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