Does NHL/B-cell lymphoma have a racial predilection?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The incidence of NHL is highest in whites: it is reported to be 24.8 cases per 100,000 population in white men, compared with 20.7 and 17.6 cases per 100,000 population in Hispanic and African-American men, respectively. The incidence rates are lowest among Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans. [2]

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