Large B Cell lymphoma and Grave Disease - Lymphoma Canada

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Large B Cell lymphoma and Grave Disease

suky58
suky58

I have read that thyroid disease is a B cell auto immune disorder and am wondering if there is a link? I beat lymphoma and two years into remission am told I may have Graves. Little nervous...

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LCAdmin
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It has been reported that some autoimmune diseases, such as Grave’s disease, are associated with an increased risk of developing lymphoma. Autoimmune diseases and lymphoma are both disorders of the immune system, so it is not too surprising that there might be a link between them. However, this does not mean that one causes the other or that the risk of lymphoma coming back (relapse) after treatment is greater because you have an autoimmune disease.

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