Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer found in children and adults that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. Lymphocytes are found in several areas of the body: lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, adenoids, tonsils, digestive tract and bone marrow.
The Cancer Center at CHOP is top ranked in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of Best Children's Hospitals. Our center is also ranked No. 1 in the nation in Parents magazine’s 2013 report of 10 Best Children’s Hospitals.